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Old Malt House, Wherwell

Description: Old Malt House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 20 December 1960
English Heritage Building ID: 139726

OS Grid Reference: SU3882440831
OS Grid Coordinates: 438824, 140831
Latitude/Longitude: 51.1654, -1.4461

Location: Fullerton Road, Wherwell, Hampshire SP11 7JS

Locality: Wherwell
Local Authority: Test Valley Borough Council
County: Hampshire
Country: England
Postcode: SP11 7JS

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Listing Text


116/9/21 Old malt House

20.12.1960 II

House. Circa 1550; substantial remodelling in mid /late C17; partly rebuilt C18/C19; restored and extended C20. Timber-framed, partly painted brick and flint walls. Longstraw thatched hipped roof. Brick axial stacks. PLAN: Former 3-bay hall; remodelled in mid to late C17 with addition of right hand bay, and rebuilding of the service end in C18/19 to form a malthouse. EXTERIOR: 1 storey and attic. Asymmetrical 5/5 window range front. Mostly late C19 and C20 casements with glazing bars, eaves raised over attic windows, and thatch carried down as canopy over doorway to right of centre, exposed timber-framing to left of centre. INTERIOR: Substantial timber-framing exposed, braces are long and straight with large panel framing; evidence of a cross-passage. Cambered tie-beams on straight jowled posts, with queen-struts to collar with clasped purlins. Roof has heavily soot blackened rafters and battens, and areas of smoke blackened multi-layered thatch. Brick ovens to former malthouse in situ in present kitchen. SOURCE: Roberts, E., Hampshire CC report, 27-05-1999.

Listing NGR: SU3882740833

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Source: English Heritage

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