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Park Place, Wickham

Description: Park Place

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 6 March 1967
English Heritage Building ID: 146323

OS Grid Reference: SU5658011593
OS Grid Coordinates: 456580, 111593
Latitude/Longitude: 50.9011, -1.1968

Location: Cold Harbour Close, Wickham, Hampshire PO17 5EU

Locality: Wickham
Local Authority: Winchester City Council
County: Hampshire
Country: England
Postcode: PO17 5EU

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Listing Text

SU 51 SE
6/13 Park Place
(formerly listed as
6.3.67 Park Place School)

Mansion, a Pastoral Centre. Mid C18, with early and mid C19 wings, and further
outward extensions of the late C20. Main block with walls of brickwork in blue
headers with red quoins and rubbed flat arches (now colourwashed), stone moulded
plinth, cills, plain 1st and 2nd floor bands, cornice and coping of parapet: at
the rear some Flemish bond with blue headers and red rubbed flat arches: south
wing of red brickwork the north stuccoed. Hipped tile roof to the main block and
north wing, hipped slate roof to the south wing. Symmetrical south-east front
elevation with three-storeyed centre and two-storeyed wings of small projection,
3:5:3 windows. Sashes in reveals, two splayed ground-floor bays of stucco (three
windows) to each wing. Wood porch of two pilasters two columns, supporting a
fully-detailed Doric entablature, with dentils, triglyphs and mutules, open pedi-
ment with panelled soffit, arched opening with key and Gothic fanlight, 6-panelled
door on three stone steps (the stonework including the bases of the columns and
pilasters). At the rear there us a semi-circular bay of two storeys three windows
at the south side of the main block, a central Venetian staircase window at 1st
floor level, and several minor extensions. The north wing has a rear extension
capped by a clock tower, with separate corner columns, cornice, and leaded roof of
ogee form. One room of the interior has pinewood doors and cases with fully-
carved mouldings, and there are original fireplaces.

Listing NGR: SU5703711484

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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