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Parsonage Farmhouse, Fordingbridge

Description: Parsonage Farmhouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 13 February 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 143961

OS Grid Reference: SU1449014543
OS Grid Coordinates: 414490, 114543
Latitude/Longitude: 50.9302, -1.7952

Location: 10 Cottage Mews, Fordingbridge, Hampshire SP6 1JT

Locality: Fordingbridge
Local Authority: New Forest District Council
County: Hampshire
Country: England
Postcode: SP6 1JT

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Listing Text

In the entry for:
Parsonage Farmhouse
SU 1414
15/2 II

the address shall be amended to read
Parsonage Hill

In the entry for:


15/2 Parsonage House


The entry shall be amended to read:-


15/2 Parsonage House


Farmhouse, now house. Late C17, C18 and C19; with C19 and C20 alterations. Red
brick, in various bonds; plain tile roof with crested ridge tiles; Welsh slate to
C19 wing; brick stacks: 3-bay C17 central-chimney house, with 2-bay early C18
addition to right; a mid C18 cross-wing added to right again; a late C18 rear
outshut added to earlier C18 part, and a mid C19 wing added to rear right of C17
part. The entrance front of the C17 part was on what is now the rear side. South
elevation (present entrance front): 3:2:1 bays, right bay gabled. Plinth; platt
band. C19 part-glazed door with round-arched panels to bay 4, on right, in gabled
porch with shouldered archway, having late C20 window on left and 2-light casement
on right. French window to bay 1, C19 canted bay window to bay 3, and 2-light
casement to right hand bay. Bays 1, 3, 4 and 5 have 2-light casements in gabled
dormers; 2-light casement to right-hand bay. All gables have curved bargeboards.
Roof hipped at junction with right-hand bay. Large ridge stack to bay 2, with
paired recesses. Rear: 2 right bays of C17 part have plinth, platt band; blocked
doorway (left bay), a glazed door on left, late C20 window on right, and a gabled
dormer with C18 2-light leaded iron casement. The C17 left bay is masked by the
C19 wing which has gable stack, and to right end of right return a Gothic stair
window. On left of this wing is a late C18 outshut which has old board door with
small, segmental-arched, leaded light to left. To left end is wing, which has had
an addition to gable end, and to its right return has a 2-light window under
sunken segmental arch. Left (west) return: plinth, platt band and eaves band; C19
hipped-roofed bay window to ground floor, 2-light leaded iron casement above, and
1-light window in gable. Right return: plinth, platt band; two late C20 wood
casements, of 2 and 3 lights, to ground floor; some blue headers to 1st floor.
Interior: C17 part has brick fireplace with chamfered timber bressummer; in 1st
floor left-hand room, broad floorboards and spine-beam with deep chamfer and run-
out stops; at right end a collared roof truss with mortices in pricipal rafters
from former purlins. Old panelled doors with strap and L-hinges. Right wing has
chamfered beam with lambs-tongue stops in front room, brick fireplace with timber
bressummer and bread-oven to rear room, and in rear addition a long stone sink.



15/2 Parsonage Farmhouse


Farmhouse, now house. Late C17/early C18. Brick, in English bond, once
painted, plain tile roof. 1 1/2 storey, 5 bay including stack bay, with C19
gabled bay added to one end and wings to rear. Front has gabled bay at RH,
gabled porch in bay, 2 to LH with shouldered arch and half-glazed Gothic
door. French doors in LH bay, with blank stack bay beside C19 canted bay
window in centre bay. Either side of porch 2-light casement,and in gabled
bay. 1st floor raised band. Above each bay, except chimney bay, 2-light
casement in gabled dormer, and 2-light casement in gable. Curly bargeboards.
Roof hipped at LH joining onto lower C19 gabled bay. Large ridge stack to
chimney bay.

Listing NGR: SU1449014543

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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