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Statutory Address:

The building or site itself may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

Hart (District Authority)
National Grid Reference:
SU 72213 60451



1/42 Highfield House

8.7.52 - II*

Early C18, late C18. A large house with 3 imposing symmetrical facades, having a continuous blocking course and cornice; the north front is of 3 storeys, the west and south of 2 storeys (by later alteration). Red tile hipped roofing. The north front of 3 windows (a coupled window in the middle of the 2nd floor) has colourwashed brickwork in Flemish bond, a plinth, and stone dressings to window openings (lead, side bands, cill to 2nd floor, cornice on brackets, architraves, cills on brackets to 1st and ground-floor). Sashes in exposed frames. Mid C19 Bath stone porch with arched windows in side walls, ending as pilasters, 2 columns in antis, all in a Doric order, a plain architrave to the doorway which is flanked by narrow windows. The west front has 3.3.3 windows, the outer groups being within segmental bows; the cornice is deepened by a frieze and thin architrave band, there are rubbed flat arches to openings in the brick walling, sashes in reveals with ground-floor cills at plinth level; a central arched (glazed) doorway with ornamental fanlight within a rectangular frame. The south front has a slightly projecting centre with a deep 3-bay Ionic portico (with coupled outer columns), tall French windows; the outer units have a circular recess within a square opening at the 1st floor, at the ground floor this becomes a niche (west side) with an urn (the east side being altered by an inserted window below a roundel), light 3 sash windows above the portico.

Listing NGR: SU7236960652


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This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

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Date: 24 Aug 2001
Reference: IOE01/04981/16
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Richard Swynford-Lain. Source Historic England Archive
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