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Description: Forton House
Date Listed: 21 March 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 139645
OS Grid Reference: SU4190243638
OS Grid Coordinates: 441902, 143638
Latitude/Longitude: 51.1904, -1.4018
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SU 44 SW LONGPARISH FORTON
4/44 Forton House
Large house. Early C19. Painted brick, and slate. A tall main block,
with lower rear extensions. The front (south-west) is regular but not
symmetrical of 3 storeys 3 windows. Low-pitched hipped roof with wide
eaves on coupled carved brackets. Walls have rubbed slightly-cambered
openings, a 2nd floor moulded stucco cill band, stone cills. Sashes in
reveals, one casement in altered ground floor window at the south-east
side. Triangular-headed doorway within a stucco porch of 2 columns,
with a severely-plain Order, 6-panelled door. The south-east elevation
has 3 widely-spaced large openings on 2 floors (the south-west third being
the south-east face of the main block), with similar details: sashes to
the 1st floor above French windows, which open onto a terrace, the 2
north-east side windows being enclosed within a trellis verandah (glazed
at each end) under a hipped slate roof. Other elevations are of
vernacular form, with irregular window sizes and patterns.
Listing NGR: SU4190243638
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Source: English Heritage
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