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Description: Alphonsus House
Date Listed: 11 October 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 142297
OS Grid Reference: SU7095937844
OS Grid Coordinates: 470959, 137844
Latitude/Longitude: 51.1355, -0.9872
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SU 73 NW CHAWTON WINCHESTER ROAD
2/3 Alphonsus House
Large house, formerly the Dower House. Late C18, and late C19. Malmstone
ashlar walls with Bath stone dressings; quoins, 1st and 2nd floor bands, plinth,
openings set within oval arched recesses. Low-pitched hipped slate roof with a
wide eaves on carved brackets. A 3-storeyed building of symmetrical classical
treatment, with extensions on 3 sides in the Arts and Crafts manner. West front:
3 storeys; symmetrical 3 windows. Sashes in reveals, 2 windows now replace the
former central porch. The north elevation shows the end of the main block, with
similar treatment (of 1 window), but on its east side is a 2-storeyed wing, with
a steep tiled roof, tile-hung upper walls (with scalloped bands) and lower wall
of brickwork, and at the junction a 2-storeyed gabled porch of similar form. The
south elevation shows the attachment of brick and tile service wings, of lower
height and complex form. At the rear (east) there is a part of the main block,
of brickwork in English bond with blue headers, the 2 late C19 extensions being
separated by a yard, the larger unit on the north side having a prominent gable
above a 2-storeyed splayed bay with mullion and transom windows.
Listing NGR: SP6437033376
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Source: English Heritage
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