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Date Listed: 6 September 1974
English Heritage Building ID: 202783
OS Grid Reference: TQ0767781618
OS Grid Coordinates: 507677, 181618
Latitude/Longitude: 51.5232, -0.4493
5018 HARLINGTON ROAD
TQ 0781 26/159
Now an old people's home and special school.
Large rambling mansion of different periods. The original house is a 3-storey
7-bay early C18 building of brick, now painted. Brick bands at 1st and 2nd
floors. Stone frieze, cornice and blocking course. Upper floor may be later.
Sash windows with glazing bars in box frames, those on 1st and 2nd floor under
shallow segmental brick arches. Modern central door flanked by half-columns
but entablature missing. To west of this a 3-Storey, 4-bay early-mid C19 wing
of painted brick with hipped slate roof. Segmental brick arches to sash windows
with glazing bars. Further similar large additions on west front which is
of 5 sections in different planes, 12 windows in all. The 2nd and 4th sections
have parapets and the 4th is of 2 storeys only. Doric porch in 2nd section.
Similar wing to east of old block; and to south-east a 2-storey, stuccoed Victorian
wing of 6 irregular bays with hipped slate roof.
Moorcroft, the Wall to South, House to North-East, Stable and Coachhouse to
North and Vine Cottage form a group.
Listing NGR: TQ0767781618
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