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Description: Preston House, Stable Block, 60 Yards South-East of the House
Date Listed: 17 October 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 138988
OS Grid Reference: SU6087042207
OS Grid Coordinates: 460870, 142207
Latitude/Longitude: 51.1759, -1.1306
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SU 64 SW PRESTON CANDOVER & NUTLEY BASINGSTOKE ROAD
19/13 (B3046, north)
Preston House, Stable
Block, 60 yds south-east
of the house
C18. Symmetrical block of 2 storeys with a central projecting part having a
pediment-gable above an arch, resting on impost bands which continue as first-floor
bands on each side. The wings have 3 ground-floor windows, above which is a central
hayloft door flanked by blank panels. Hipped tile roof. Red brickwork in Flemish bond
with some blue headers. Within the archway are a central door with a small window
above, and a door on each side beneath a loft door. The main feature of the building is the
central clock tower, which was at one time the lantern above the Audit House (circa
1790) at Southampton; a small lead-capped square dome rises above a plain Order, with
square columns set diagonally at each corner, the main frame being rusticated, with an
arch-headed opening, now filled in (with a clock face within the arch).
Listing NGR: SU6068441790
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Source: English Heritage
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