LONGHAM HOUSE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1303848
Date first listed:
30-Oct-1987
Statutory Address:
LONGHAM HOUSE, 147, RINGWOOD ROAD

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Location

Statutory Address:
LONGHAM HOUSE, 147, RINGWOOD ROAD

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

County:
Dorset
District:
East Dorset (District Authority)
Parish:
Ferndown Town
National Grid Reference:
SZ 06565 98069

Details

HAMPRESTON SZ 09 NE RINGWOOD ROAD,(West) LONGHAM 12/34 No. 147 (Longham House) - II House, now two dwellings. C18, with early and mid C19 extensions and changes, and minor additions of c1900. Walls of brickwork in Flemish bond with blue headers (colourwashed), plinth, cambered arches to the openings, 1st floor band, stone cills. Slate roof, gabled and hipped, with small hipped dormers and one flat roofed dormer at a high level, at the rear. L-shaped block, with the angle at the rear filled with another (early C19) block, together with a staircase wing in the angle so formed, lower mid C19 extensions and c1900 'dairy' unit. Symmetrical south front elevation with a projecting centrepiece (the gable replacing a pediment?), of two storeys, 3:1:3 windows. The ground floor sashes reach to floor level and the upper Victorian sashes have cills which have been raised. Wood Doric doorcase, with open pediment, plain columns, arched opening with panelled reveals and fan light, 6-panelled door. A verandah across the whole front has been removed but its terrace remains, with a moulded stone kerb. The west side of the front has a lower mid-C19 wing of 1 1/2 storeys. Of the larger rear wings, the original (from the west side of the main block) is two storeys and attic, with similar features (and two Gothic windows), the north end of the roof being hipped; attached to its east side is the early C19 wing, slightly wider and taller, and beyond it is a screen wall of brickwork with ogee openings (now filled). Inside, the staircase has mahogany handrails on decorative cast-iron slender balusters. RCHM

Listing NGR: SZ0656598069

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
107660
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Inventory of Dorset II South East, (1970)

Legal

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

End of official listing

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Date: 20 Aug 1999
Reference: IOE01/02014/04
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