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Ibthorpe House, Hurstbourne Tarrant

Description: Ibthorpe House

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 20 December 1960
English Heritage Building ID: 139844

OS Grid Reference: SU3766753798
OS Grid Coordinates: 437667, 153798
Latitude/Longitude: 51.2821, -1.4613

Location: Horseshoe Lane, Hurstbourne Tarrant, Hampshire SP11 0BY

Locality: Hurstbourne Tarrant
Local Authority: Test Valley Borough Council
County: Hampshire
Country: England
Postcode: SP11 0BY

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Listing Text


10/3 Ibthorpe House
20 12 60

Large house, associated with Jane Austen. Mid C18. Brick and tile.
Symmetrical front of 2 storeys and attic, 5 windows, with a lower wing at
back at the west side. Steep hipped roof with moulded and dentilled eaves
cornice: 3 dormers with cambered leaded heads and casements. Walls of
Flemish bond with blue headers, red flush quotas, rubbed flat arches, moulded
1st floor band, and high plinth (stepped below windows). Sashes in reveals.
Doorway with moulded canopy on carved brackets, panel above a plain architrave,
and double doors, above 2 steps. The west wing of 2 storeys, 1 window has a
brick dentil eaves and casements. There are massive stacks at each end with
moulded bases. The rear elevation has one hipped dormer, and irregular
fenestration, colourwashed brickwork and sashes. A small service block at the
north-east corner has a hipped slate roof and flint walls with brick dressings.
Jane Austen here attended the wedding of her sister Mary to Mr. Lloyd (owner)
and was afterwards a frequent visitor.

Listing NGR: SU3766653801

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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