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Description: The Queen's House
Date Listed: 8 April 1976
English Heritage Building ID: 144389
OS Grid Reference: SU2972808135
OS Grid Coordinates: 429728, 108135
Latitude/Longitude: 50.8720, -1.5789
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SU 20 NE LYNDHURST HIGH STREET
6/21 The Queen's House
Once royal hunting lodge, now Forestry Commission headquarters. Of medieval
origin and Tudor, surviving building C17 of 2 builds, altered early and mid C19
restored twice C20. Brick on rubble plinth, old plain roof. 2 storey and attic,
5 bay part with end bay set-back on one side, on other end 2 bay crosswing set-
back,one side projecting on other. Road front has plinth right across. Central
part of 4 gabled bays, crosswing at LH. Central part has LH of centre 6-panel
door and semicircular fanlight in doorcase of pilasters supporting broken pediment.
To LH small double sash. In other bays and set-back bay to RH, large cross-window.
1st floor raised band. On 1st floor similar windows except to LH of centre
taller 2-light window with decorated panel dated 1880 in upper part. Raised quoins
between LH bays at each end and to RH bay. Over centre part plaster cornice and
4 small gables with casements on parapet wall. Stack at LH end and between RH
bays. LH crosswing C20 Tudor style. Inside is Verderer's Court room C18 but
much restored, rest of building very much restored.
Listing NGR: SU2972208131
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Source: English Heritage
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