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Ashford Chace, Steep

Description: Ashford Chace

Grade: II
Date Listed: 23 January 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 143235

OS Grid Reference: SU7401326380
OS Grid Coordinates: 474013, 126380
Latitude/Longitude: 51.0320, -0.9459

Location: Steep, Hampshire GU32 1AB

Locality: Steep
Local Authority: East Hampshire District Council
County: Hampshire
Country: England
Postcode: GU32 1AB

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Listing Text

SU 72 NW
9/31 Ashford Chace
Mansion, now flats. 1912, by W F Unsworth: of complex form but with plain details.
Rendered walls, cambered ground floor openings to the south elevation. Steeply-
pitched tile roof, hipped and with hipped dormers, central hexagonal cupola; promi-
nent cemented stacks. The entrance (north) front is symmetrical of two storeys and
attic to the taller centre, with two-storeyed central porch flanked by single-
storeyed outshots; beyond are tall narrow wings at an angle with half-octagonal
ends (the eastern containing the staircase), and further two-storeyed lower wings,
again on splay and set further outwards, ending in tall walls which enclose the
forecourt. Casements. Arched entrance within a simple classical stone frame. The
garden (south) front is symmetrical with projections at each side, of two storeys
and attic, 2.5.2 windows, sashes, French door beneath a balcony; set back at the
east side is a slightly lower but extensive service range, ending in a lower
two-storeyed crosswing of similar form and materials, with casements. The west
elevation, containing the angle between the north-west wing and the taller main
block, has a two-storeyed half-octagonal projection, above an open verandah with
Tuscan columns.

Listing NGR: SU7452125838

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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