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Description: Old Basing House
Date Listed: 26 April 1957
English Heritage Building ID: 138951
OS Grid Reference: SU6671753405
OS Grid Coordinates: 466717, 153405
Latitude/Longitude: 51.2759, -1.0449
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SU 6652 OLD BASING THE STREET
26.4.57 Old Basing House
C18, C19, and modern. House of several phases, the classical front (east) being
attached early C19, and with recent northward wings. Front has a symmetrical facade of 2-storey 1.3.1 windows. Old tile hipped roof, lead covered pediment above slightly-projecting centrepiece. Stucco walling moulded eaves cornice (of Greek fashion moulded first-floor band, stone cills, plinth; keystones to ground-floor side windows and to the central opening of 3 arches (the recessed wall being the old front?), with impost band, plinth. Sashes. The doorway is flanked by windows in the recess, with eared architrave and 6-panelled door (2 top glazed). To the north side is a lower wing of 2 storeys and attic, one window. The rearward roofing covers the old part, the taller of slate; a southward projecting block of tile, both hipped. Sashes in reveals on the south side, casements to the modern north elevation.
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Source: English Heritage
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