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Description: The Haven
Date Listed: 5 June 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 260416
OS Grid Reference: SJ6252234990
OS Grid Coordinates: 362522, 334990
Latitude/Longitude: 52.9110, -2.5587
SJ 63 SW MORETON SAY C.P. MORETONWOOD
8/111 The Haven
Estate lodge. Dated 1875, probably by William Eden Nesfield. Timber
framed with plastered infill panels on red brick plinth. Tile-hung
gables and plain tile roof, hipped to left. Irregular T-plan. One
storey and attic. Chamfered plinth and coved eaves. Globe finials -
at apex of hip and gables. Brick ridge stack at junction of 2 ranges
and external lateral brick stack to rear, each consisting of a pair
of star-shaped shafts with oversailing tops. Right-hand gabled wing
has ground-floor canted bay with 2-:3-:2- light wooden mullioned and
transomed window, jettied attic with roll-moulded bressumer and end
brackets, attic oriel consisting of 3-light wooden mullioned and transomed
window with hipped roof and coved base with shaped end brackets, and
jettied gable with a series of small brackets supporting a roll-moulded
tie-beam and wall plates with shaped eaves. Lower bressumer dated:
"JP & AM / 1875". Left-hand range with small 2-light attic casement
beneath eaves to right and ground-floor 3-light mullioned and transomed
window to left. Boarded door in angle of wing to right with roll-
moulded surround and lean-to timber framed porch consisting of polygonal-
arched entrance,chamfered arched braces with carved spandrels, carved
bracket supporting wall plate to left, and 4 ogee-headed side lights.
Left-hand gable end: full-height gabled square bay with
1-:4-:1- light mullioned and transomed ground-floor window, slightly
jettied attic with roll-moulded bressumer and small brackets, 4-light
mullioned and transomed attic window and shaped brackets supporting
wall plates. Right-hand return front: pair of raking dormers with
C20 two-light casements. C20 additions at rear. Interior not inspected.
Nesfield designed Cloverley Hall (see Ightfield C.P.) nearby,built in
1864-70 but now demolished. This lodge and Pool Cottage (q.v.) are
attributed to him on stylistic grounds. B.o.E., p.107; Jill Franklin,
The Gentleman's Country House and its Plan 1835-1914, p.211.
Listing NGR: SJ6252234990
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Source: English Heritage
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