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Braishfield Manor House, Braishfield

Description: Braishfield Manor House

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 29 May 1957
English Heritage Building ID: 140865

OS Grid Reference: SU3755026272
OS Grid Coordinates: 437550, 126272
Latitude/Longitude: 51.0346, -1.4658

Location: Paynes Hay Road, Braishfield, Hampshire SO51 0PS

Locality: Braishfield
Local Authority: Test Valley Borough Council
County: Hampshire
Country: England
Postcode: SO51 0PS

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Listing Text

SU 32 NE
5/10 Braishfield Manor House
(formerly listed as
29.5.57 Braishfield Manor)


Medium sized country house. Mid C18 central block, wings added early C20. Brick
old plain tile roof. 2 storeys and attic, 5 bay double pile centre part, early C20
end wings 2 bays wide, 3 long, to form H-shape. Front has slightly projecting wide
central bay with 6-panel door and semi-circular fanlight in large doorcase of Doric
pilasters and entablature, broken forward over pilasters and flanked by narrow
windows. Over, large roundheaded window that breaks cornice, flanked by plastered
niches with keys 2 bays each side have 12-pane segmental head sashes under ribbed
brick arches with keyblocks and rubbed brick aprons with guttae. Wings have 12-pane
segmental head sashes under similar arches with similar niches between 1st floor
windows. Continuous modillioned timber cornice. Hipped roofs to wings which have
higher ridges. Gabled 2-light leaded dormers above 3 centre bays and in centre
of wings hips. Above end bays of centre blocks, early C20 stacks each side of ridge
joined by brick arch built on inside of stacks, between them, supporting moulded head
which links them. 2 sorey angular bay on R end. Interior mainly early C20
enhancement of C18 rooms.

Listing NGR: SP2574426888

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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