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Firgrove House, Eversley

Description: Firgrove House

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 8 July 1952
English Heritage Building ID: 136568

OS Grid Reference: SU7993760689
OS Grid Coordinates: 479937, 160689
Latitude/Longitude: 51.3397, -0.8538

Location: Firgrove Road, Eversley, Hampshire RG27 0PE

Locality: Eversley
Local Authority: Hart District Council
County: Hampshire
Country: England
Postcode: RG27 0PE

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Listing Text


2/47 Firgrove House (formerly,
listed as Firgrove Manor)

- II*

Mainly early C18 and later C19, also C19 and modern extensions. Main (north)
front of late C18 is a symmetrical design, with 3 storeyed centre flanked by
2 storeys: 3 (bay):3 3 (bay) windows. Centrepiece has a pediment-shaped gable
(slate roof) with full mouldings. Red brickwork, with slightly cambered rubbed
arches to square attic windows and tall openings to 1st and 2nd floors, stone
plinth. The modillion cornice at 2nd floor level continues round the angular
bays on each side, where they have a balustrade above: the flanking roofing is
in red tiles. Sashes in reveals. Doorcase is a full Ionic order with 3/4-columns,
on 3 stone steps, enclosing a 6-panelled door. Modern wing to west of 1 storey
and attic. To the east a C19 extension of 2 storeys, 1:1 windows in similar
style but with a slate roof. The rear (south) elevation of the earlier period
is of 3 bays, 2:1:2 windows, with 3 hips to the red tile roofing, a full
modillion cornice: red brickwork (Flemish bond with blue headers), 1st floor
band, sashes in exposed frames (a central ground floor Victorian small bay
window). The return east face of 4 windows (2 blank) has on the ground floor
an open colonnaded porchway, which continues behind the C19 eastern extension
of the north front. Complex roofing seen from the rear indicates the several
phases of construction. Interior includes oak-panelled room, oak doors and
cases, staircases. See Country Life Vol XCIII.

Listing NGR: SU8021460802

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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