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List Entry Summary

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


List entry Number: 1302525



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

County: Hampshire

District: Winchester

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Old Alresford

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 16-Nov-1983

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 145198

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8/39 Old Alresford Place


Rectory, now Diocesan Centre. Circa 1740 for Dr John Headley, rector. Brick with old plain tile roof. Original 5 by 3 bay building with similar block added to rear circa 1817 and door moved to centre bay of end of original block and mid C19 service wings added. Front 2½ storeys, 5 bays with central bay, and giant pilaster at ends, of blue brick with red brick dressings. Door replaced by sash with stone console brackets either side supporting stone slab porch roof. Sashes all 18-pane with louvred stone sills, blind boxes, lowered and rubbed brick arches. Moulded brick 1st floor string course and 5 12-pane sashes with blind boxes, rubbed brick arches and stone cills. Central window in raised panel with blind opening below, pilasters either side supporting elliptical rubbed brick arch. Moulded 2nd floor string course. 5 9-pane fixed windows, with blind boxes and rubbed brick arches. Moulded, toothed brick cornice and parapet with stone coping. Inside on ground floor at front large drawing room of 1817 with contempor- ary fireplace, plaster decoration to walls, with bracketed cornice and Ionic screen dividing off third of room. Plainer staircase hall has domed glass cupola, Other rooms have C18 fittings.

Listing NGR: SU5876034222

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National Grid Reference: SU 58840 33758


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