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Description: Woodfield House with Perimeter Wall to North and West, Gates and Railings Linking on South Side
Date Listed: 9 December 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 132489
OS Grid Reference: SO7805709708
OS Grid Coordinates: 378057, 209708
Latitude/Longitude: 51.7856, -2.3195
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MORETON VALENCE CHURCH LANE
SO 70 NE
6/230 Woodfield House with perimeter wall
to north and west, gates and
railings linking on south side
Detached house and perimeter wall and linking railings. c1830.
Brick on stone plinth, shallow hipped slate roof with parapet to
front and sides, brick end stacks with moulded stone cornice and
decorative chimneys pots. L-shape range with square main house of
2 storeys and probably service range and stabling to north of
single storey and attic. Front has plain stone cornice and
blocking course, with verges coped and swept up to stacks. Three
windows, 16-pane sashes with stone keystone and voussoirs and first
floor sill band. Two similar windows to ground floor and central
attached stone porch with 2 Doric columns, open pediment, semi-
circular soffit with recessed decorative fanlight and door of 6
fielded panels. Wrought iron railings run in L-shape from south
east corner of house, in line for about 8m and then turn west for
approximately 25-30m to join perimeter wall at quadrants in plain
spear head pattern with alternate half-height similar railings, and
with trefoil head approximately every eighth railing, set into
shaped stone plinth. Perimeter wall in brick with plain stone
coping, linked to north end of service wing and curving round to
north west of house, running south for approximately 45m. Wrought
iron 8-bar wide entrance gate set back between 2 quadrants set
between 2 square brick piers with stone caps and plinth, about 2.2m
high on main wall, about 2m high flanking gate and with plat band
halfway up. Quadrant sections also have stone plinth. Wall runs
on again for approximately another 8m. Height of wall varies from
about 2m at southern end, stepping up 3 times to about 3.5m at
junction with north end of service range. Four later raking brick
buttresses support north side.
Listing NGR: SO7805709708
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