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Description: Hinton Ampner House
Date Listed: 5 December 1955
English Heritage Building ID: 145365
OS Grid Reference: SU5963927483
OS Grid Coordinates: 459639, 127483
Latitude/Longitude: 51.0436, -1.1507
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SU 52 NE BRAMDEAN HINTON PARK
5/24 Hinton Ampner House
5.12.55 (formerly listed under Hinton
Medium size country house. Circa 1790, rebuilt c1875 and in 1937 by Trenwith Wells
and Lord Wellesley for Ralph Dutton, now Lord Sherbourne. Brick with blue headers,
plain tile roof. 9 bay by 5 bay main block with service ranges on right end. 2
storey, centre with attic and cellars, 9 bay. 3 wide central bays with slightly
projecting side bays, and stone quoins to all angles. Central 6-panel double door
in stone pilastered doorcase with open pediment containing armorial cartouche,
in projecting porch with stone quoins. Above it venetian window in rubbed brick
head with keystone. Other windows 12-pane sashes. 1st floor and eaves string
courses. Brick papapet with stone coping and urns at corners. 2-light dormers with
flat roofs to central part. Hipped 2-span roof with symmetrical stacks behind
ridge front ridge either side of central bays. Interior badly damaged by fire in
1960, but Adam ceiling in dining room (from Berkeley Square) and 3 c1800 chimney
pieces in drawing room and library survived. 'Buildings of England'; N Pevsner;
Listing NGR: SU5963427485
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Source: English Heritage
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