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Netherton House, Faccombe

Description: Netherton House

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 7 January 1952
English Heritage Building ID: 139783

OS Grid Reference: SU3763257770
OS Grid Coordinates: 437632, 157770
Latitude/Longitude: 51.3178, -1.4614

Location: Faccombe, Hampshire SP11 0DZ

Locality: Faccombe
Local Authority: Test Valley Borough Council
County: Hampshire
Country: England
Postcode: SP11 0DZ

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There is also a scheduled monument, Netherton medieval settlement earthworks, at the same location as this building or very close to it. This may be related in some way or possibly a different name for the same structure.

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Listing Text

SU 35 NE
Netherton House


Large house. Early C18; altered and extended in 1966-7 by Raymond Erith. Brick and tile. Square on plan, with symmetrical treatment of facades. Front (east) of 3 storeys, 2:1:2 windows. Hipped roof, with fully moulded modillion cornice, raised above the slightly projecting centrepiece as a pediment (with blank lunette). Blue header walls with flush red dressings; quoins, rubbed flat arches (cambered to upper windows) 15t and 2nd floor bands, moulded plinth, stone cills. Sashes (thick glazing bars), 3 casements at the top. Doric doorcase with modillion cornice, pulvinated frieze, fluted pilasters against plain ground, panelled reveals and soffit, 8-panelled door above 3 steps. At each side at the ground floor a small wing extends, of 1 window, the parapet wall dropping as a curve. The rear (west) elevation has similar details, of 6 windows, the staircase (2 centre) windows being set at intermediate levels, the upper being taller, and the top round-arched, the lowest on the south side being a doorway with 1h-glazed door. Attached, but projecting forward at the south end is a wing of 1 storey and attic, with a large ground floor room having French windows opening onto the garden. The north and south elevations have similar details, with widely-spaced 3 windows and Flemish bond brickwork; the north side has a (kitchen) extension of 1964, the south side ground floor has an early C19 outshot and a Classical wood splayed bay, by Raymond Erith 1966-7, with an Ionic Order enclosing an arched French door. Inside, the original staircase rises to full height at the rear of the through entrance hall, with dado panelling. Doors and architraves remain, and there are Adams fireplaces (of later insertion).

Listing NGR: SU3763457771

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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