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Description: Basing House
Date Listed: 17 October 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 138831
OS Grid Reference: SU6612752593
OS Grid Coordinates: 466127, 152593
Latitude/Longitude: 51.2687, -1.0535
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SU 6652 OLD BASING BASING HOUSE
Mid C19, C20. Two-storeyed dwelling with later alterations and additions. The centre
has 2 upper windows and a large porch, flanked by gabled units of one window. Tile
roofing; decorative bargeboards seem to have been replaced but the lower parts of
finials survive; the centre section has a parapet of pierced decoration. The lower
walling has old bricks in English bond and above is later brickwork in Monk and English
bond, the east wing now projects forward on thin columns and is completely tile-hung
with scalloped bands. Openings are Gothic pointed arches, of different sizes, with
casements, the east gable containing a large bay. The recent west side addition has a
straight tile-hung gable above a wall of 3 facets, and casements. The porch at a high
level approached by a flight of steps, has a very steep tiled roof, with elaborate
bargeboard decoration, an open oak frame with straight and curved strutting, the lower
part being filled with flint panels; within is a plain arched doorway. The rear of the
building has gabled extensions of the late C19. -
Listing NGR: SU6613352592
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Source: English Heritage
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