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Northerwood House, Lyndhurst

Description: Northerwood House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 19 October 1971
English Heritage Building ID: 144380

OS Grid Reference: SU2919408542
OS Grid Coordinates: 429194, 108542
Latitude/Longitude: 50.8756, -1.5864

Location: Lyndhurst, Hampshire SO43 7DY

Locality: Lyndhurst
Local Authority: New Forest District Council
County: Hampshire
Country: England
Postcode: SO43 7DY

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Listing Text

In the entry for:


6/12 Netherwood House


the address shall be amended to read:

Northerwood House




6/12 Netherwood House

Large country house, now flats. Circa 1780 possibly by J Nash, enlarged and stuccoed
early C19, converted and restored 1973, with attic added. Brick, later stuccoed,
slate roof. Basically 2 storey raised on basement and attic, 2 rooms deep, 5 bay
with added bay projecting on entrance front. Front has added part to LH. To LH
bay of original part enclosed Doric porch, pilasters and entablature. Double doors
and rectangular fanlight with linked vertical oval glazing pattern. To LH 12-pane
sash on both floors. Other bays have tripartite sashes, those on ground floor have
cornices on guilloche patterned console brackets. 1st floor raised band. Moulded
cornice and blocking course. To main part C20 mansard roof with window in each bay.
Garden front has basement; main block of 7 bays, with slightly projecting wings,
each end. Basement has broad Doric pilasters. On these is loggia to ground floor
of plain columns encased in trellis work rising to bulbous cap. End bays of loggia
are enclosed and have casement. Over is balcony to 1st floor with anthemion
pattern railing. 12-pane sashes, with louvred shutters and blind boxes to 1st floor.
Wings have tripartite sashes, and pediments. Interior remodelled early C20.
Late C18 rooms on ground floor facing garden. On other side entrance hall has C20
staircase but room off it has Elizabethan style ceiling. Attribution to Nash
comes from G S Repton whose sketch book of a visit to the New Forest illustrates
'Elevation of a house with trellis verandah at 1st floor level by Mr Nash for
Mr Mitchell in the New Forest at Lyndhurst', in RIBA Drawings Collection.

Listing NGR: SU2862908431

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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