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Love's Charity, Froxfield

Description: Love's Charity

Grade: II
Date Listed: 16 March 1954
English Heritage Building ID: 143151

OS Grid Reference: SU7042425645
OS Grid Coordinates: 470424, 125645
Latitude/Longitude: 51.0259, -0.9972

Location: Broadway, Froxfield, Hampshire GU32 1DQ

Locality: Froxfield
Local Authority: East Hampshire District Council
County: Hampshire
Country: England
Postcode: GU32 1DQ

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Listing Text

SU 72 NW
9/33 Love's Charity
The school opened 29.9.1734, founded from the will (1721) of Robert Love, of Basing
Park, who left £1000 (later augmented by £300); now a house, following the absorp-
tion of the charity by the Charity commissioners in 1875, and the construction of a
new school, by Sir A Blomfield, at High cross in 1875. Red brick walls in Flemish
bond, plinth. Tiled roof, hipped, with catslide at rear, and 2 hipped dormers.
Symmetrical south front of 2 storeys and attic, 5 windows. Mullion and transom
windows with leaded lights. The doorway has a plain frame, enclosing 2 fanlight
leaded lights, and boarded door, beneath a moulded canopy, with panelled soffit, on
carved brackets. Stone panel above the door inscribed 'THE GIFT OF ROBERT LOVE
ESQ 1733'. Interior has old oak staircase. Minor C20 additions, including a
garage forward of the west end.

Listing NGR: SU7041125580

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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