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William Curtis House, Alton

Description: William Curtis House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 13 March 1951
English Heritage Building ID: 141828

OS Grid Reference: SU7147739362
OS Grid Coordinates: 471477, 139362
Latitude/Longitude: 51.1491, -0.9795

Location: Lenten Street, Alton, Hampshire GU34 1HH

Locality: Alton
Local Authority: East Hampshire District Council
County: Hampshire
Country: England
Postcode: GU34 1HH

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Listing Text

(North Side)
No 25
William Curtis House).
Formerly listed as
No 25 (Brooklands)]
SU 7139 2/45 13.3.51.
C17 and C18. 2 storeys plus attic; 3 bays. Brick; tiled roof hipped at one end.
Ground floor with central entrance with pedimented doorcase and flanking flush
windows. Moulded brick band at 1st floor level to right-hand part of facade.
1st floor with 3 flush windows. Eaves cornice. 2 hipped dormer windows in the
roof. To the left an early C19 single-bay extension. The return on the right
of 3 bays, the central one with a modern projection that partly obscures the initials
and date NG (17)02 in vitreous bricks. The upper windows are wood cross-windows.
Inside, some timber framing and a C17 staircase with simple contemporary plaster
ceiling. Birthplace of William Curtis, botanist, in 1746.

Nos 11 and 13, Nos 13A, 15 (at the rear) 15A, 17, No 21, No 23 (Weybourne House)
and No 25 (William Curtis House) together with Nos 6 to 14 (even), No 16 (Lenten
House) and No 16A on opposite side form a group.

Listing NGR: SU7148039367

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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