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Stable and Coachhouse 100 Metres North East of Amport House, Amport

Description: Stable and Coachhouse 100 Metres North East of Amport House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 8 January 1982
English Heritage Building ID: 140010

OS Grid Reference: SU2979444152
OS Grid Coordinates: 429794, 144152
Latitude/Longitude: 51.1958, -1.5750

Location: 1 Furzedown Lane, Amport, Hampshire SP11 8BG

Locality: Amport
Local Authority: Test Valley Borough Council
County: Hampshire
Country: England
Postcode: SP11 8BG

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Listing Text


8/4 Stable & Coachouse 100
Metres North East of
8.1.82 Amport House (formerly listed
as stable block to North East of
Amport House)


Stable block, with extensions to provide added coachousing and domestic quarters.
1857, by William Burn, and late C19. Yellow brick with stone dressings, & hipped
slate roof. The original range was symmetrical, with a central carriage arch,
flanked by stables and coachouse on each side, the west side being extended to the
later 2-storeyed coachouse and house, forming an L-shaped unit. The external
(south) elevation is plain, with 3 small ventilating windows (at each side) below
the eaves, the centrepiece having side pilasters (with moulded stone caps)
supporting an arch (with architrave moulding) with a key joined to a cornice with
a central pediment (to each face); this supports a tall & narrower stone clock
tower, with a plain base (with a moulded panel), a clock stage with Tuscan columns
outside the chamfered corners, and an entablature capped by a leaded ogee dome, of
octagonal plan with wide faces containing projecting oval ventilators. The court-
yard elevation (north is irregular but the return 2-storeyed block is symmetrical
(east) with a hipped roof having moulded brick eaves, raised in the centre as a
pediment, 3 windows above 3 oval arched carriage openings; to its north side is a
lower 2-storeyed domestic wing, the north face of which (facing Furzedown Lane)
has a hipped slate roof, moulded brick eaves,cambered openings with casements, and
a plinth.

Listing NGR: SP2382742586

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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