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Description: Homme House
Date Listed: 18 November 1952
English Heritage Building ID: 152728
OS Grid Reference: SO6538131827
OS Grid Coordinates: 365381, 231827
Latitude/Longitude: 51.9838, -2.5055
MUCH MARCLE CP -
SO 63 SE
8/63 Homme House
House. C16, substantially rebuilt and enlarged in late C18 and early C19.
Early part is of sandstone with sandstone dressings; later part, brick with
stone dressings and slate roof. Smaller C16 part attached to north-east
corner of main C18 block which is rectangular in plan and aligned north-
west/south-east. North-east elevation of main block has three storeys over
cellars, six by three bays, the second left bays being more widely spaced
than the others, glazing bar sashes, porch of two pairs of Tuscan columns
beneath pediment set in continuous balustraded parapet with corner finials;
two subsidiary bays to the right are of two storeys, and attached to them
at right angles is the early C16 part with canted oriel window and battle-
ments. The return three-bay south end of the main block has a three-storey
canted bay window. Interior: reported as having a flying staircase (BoE,
p 260) and C17 wooden chimney-piece and panelling (RCHM Vol II, p 130).
Listing NGR: SO6538131827
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Source: English Heritage
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