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Testcombe, Chilbolton

Description: Testcombe

Grade: II
Date Listed: 21 March 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 139613

OS Grid Reference: SU3830039118
OS Grid Coordinates: 438300, 139118
Latitude/Longitude: 51.1500, -1.4538

Location: Coley Lane, Chilbolton, Hampshire SO20 6AZ

Locality: Chilbolton
Local Authority: Test Valley Borough Council
County: Hampshire
Country: England
Postcode: SO20 6AZ

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Listing Text


7/8 Testcombe


House. 1893. Arts and Crafts building of Early Tudor style. Brick, ½-timber,
stone slates. 2 storeys. The west front (facing the River Test) is a long
range, with the roof line broken by a central stack, with elaborate base and plain
diagonal flues: 2 gablets (above upper windows) and 2 gabled projections. The
upper walling is a bricknogged timber frame, the lower having some areas of
flint (some of brick) with brick quoins and plinth. The projections have upper
railed galleries, one having a ground floor of windows with a central (½-hexagon)
French door, the other being plainer and set. back behind wood corner posts.
2 shallow brick projections have tiled roofs, one containing a window the other a
French door. The north side is a complex of gabled projections of different widths
and varied heights, 2 tile-hung another rendered. The south end has a tall tower
at the east side, its upper part being an exposed frame with roughcast infill.
The north end is of 2 parts, one being the gable end of the long west front with an
upper railed gallery, separated from the east side which has a tiled roof at
right-angles and a large semi-circular bay. The main entrance next to the south-
east tower has a Jacobean decorative arch, with short side pilasters.

Listing NGR: SU3830239126

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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