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Forton House, Longparish

Description: Forton House

Grade: II
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

Location: B3048, Longparish, Hampshire SP11 6NN

Locality: Longparish
Local Authority: Test Valley Borough Council
County: Hampshire
Country: England
Postcode: SP11 6NN

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Listing Text


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

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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