Description: North East Pavilion and Balustraded Brick Wall, Ven House
Date Listed: 24 March 1961
English Heritage Building ID: 261885
OS Grid Reference: ST6808518426
OS Grid Coordinates: 368085, 118426
Latitude/Longitude: 50.9644, -2.4558
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ST61NE MILBORNE PORT CP LONDON ROAD (South side)
5/148 North-East Pavilion and
balustraded brick wall, Ven House
Pavilion to country house. Between 1698 and 1730, by Richard Grange for James Medlycott. Red brick, Flemish bond, with
Ham stone dressings: flat or near-flat roof hidden behind parapet. Rectangular plan; 2 storeys, 3 bays x 3 bays, with
through arch running North/South. North elevation has high stone plinth; Corinthian pilasters to bays, doubled to the
slightly projecting centre bay; balustraded open panels to parapet: 18-pane sash windows to bays 1 and 3 in architraved
keystoned surrounds, with niche panels in plinth under, and further stone panels above; to centre bay semi-circular
high arch with architrave and keystone with uncarved panel above: large pair fielded panel gates. South elevation
similar, but with 12-pane sash windows with no keystones to architrave and keystone with uncarved panel above: large
pair fielded panel gates. South elevation similar, but with 12-pane sash windows with no keystone to opening; doors in
plinth both sides. East elevation has no windows, West elevation quite plain, but with long plain recessed stone panel
below parapet. Link wall mostly on curve round to house, with rusticated plinth to same height as pavilion and Ven
House (qv) capped by open balustrade, all in ashlar work. Part of setting to an important Country House.
Listing NGR: ST6808518426
Source: English Heritage
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