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The Old House, Kingsclere

Description: The Old House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 16 May 1966
English Heritage Building ID: 137981

OS Grid Reference: SU5451258047
OS Grid Coordinates: 454512, 158047
Latitude/Longitude: 51.3189, -1.2192

Location: Rectory Lane, Kingsclere, Hampshire RG26 5RS

Locality: Kingsclere
Local Authority: Basingstoke and Deane Borough Council
County: Hampshire
Country: England
Postcode: RG26 5RS

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Listing Text

16.5.66 The Old House
(formerly listed as
Wolverton Rectory
under Wolverton)


Early C18, late C19. Queen Anne house (the nearby rebuilt church is 1717), with later
extensions to the rear. The east front has 2 storeys and attic to the symmetrical
main part, of 5 windows; and 2 storeys to the offices (south) wing, of 3 windows.
Tile roof, hipped central dormer. The main front has a stone coping to a parapet red
brick walling in Flemish bond, rubbed flat arches, sashes in exposed frames (those to
the ground floor having floor level cills): the wing has a tile roof with brick
dentil eaves, English bond walling with rubbed arches to the ground floor, sash
windows (the central being a Venetian light). The substantial Victorian extensions
have matching form, on a larger scale: the north front includes a columned porch with
arched stone hood and simple mouldings. Within, the hall and a ground floor room
retain C18 pinewood panelling.

Listing NGR: SU5665359212

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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