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Description: The Hill
Date Listed: 17 March 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 126011
OS Grid Reference: SO7781230517
OS Grid Coordinates: 377812, 230517
Latitude/Longitude: 51.9727, -2.3244
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SO 73 SE
6/192 The Hill
Farmhouse. Early to mid C19, left wing a little earlier.
Rendered front, lined ashlar, above ashlar plinth: English garden
wall bond brickwork painted: slate roof, in diminishing courses to
main block; tiled roof to single-storey wing on yard front.
Three-bay main block, 2 rooms deep, 2 storeys; 2-bay 2½ storey
wing on left, single storey, single bay section beyond. Front:
stone-paved terrace up one step for length main block, further step
to porch: 6-panel front door up third step, bottom 2 panels flush,
top fielded, rectangular cast-iron fanlight over: plain rendered
surround. Either side unfluted Roman Doric pilasters, marked
entasis: in front pillars, fluted top two-thirds: hipped, pyramid
roof. Either side large, 16-pane sash, 5-voussoir lintels, raised
keystone. First floor 3 smaller, similar windows. Plain frieze,
projecting, moulded cornice, plain shallow parapet over. Parapet
gables, simple roof, single ridge, gable chimneys on ends each side
ridge, linked by parapet with horizontal top. Set back on left
lower wing: half-glazed door, rubbed brick arch: very small
window adjoining. Two-light casement, rubbed brick arch. Set
back on left, rear wall of single-storey extension. First floor,
single-light casement, horizontal casement to left, cambered brick
arches to both. Dentil eaves, parapet gable with ridge chimney.
Rear, to yard: main block, boarded door up 3 stone steps, under
brick porch, open end, flat roof. Either side an early C20 eight-
pane sash, cambered brick arch: below on left boarded door with
cambered brick arch and grating to cellar steps. First floor, 16-
pane sashes each side, irregularly spaced, tall normal sash in
centre for stairs: cambered brick arches. Dentil eaves, roof as
front. To right flush wing, vertical joint in brickwork, 4 pane
casement, with rubbed brick arch, 4-pane casement under cambered
brick arch, replacing door (stone blocks for frame remain below):
2-light casement, similar head to right. First floor, two 3-light
mullion and transom windows, cambered brick arches; dentil eaves,
with 3-light casement under flat roof as dormer against main block.
Roof as front. Iron casement window and C20 door to single-storey
wing, slightly set back on right: gable chimney. Internally: 6-
panel doors, planted bead for 'fielding': panelled shutters front
ground floor: moulded plaster cornice in front rooms. First
floor fireplaces, front right and rear left reeded surrounds with
corner paterae. Rear right in grey marble, reeded pilasters; all
with cast-iron grates.
Listing NGR: SO7781230517
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Source: English Heritage
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