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Description: Hill House
Date Listed: 29 March 1963
English Heritage Building ID: 268926
OS Grid Reference: ST2504342755
OS Grid Coordinates: 325043, 142755
Latitude/Longitude: 51.1791, -3.0737
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ST24SE OTTERHAMPTON CP
4/80 Hill House
(formerly listed as Hill House
[St Hilda's Girls School])
Marked on OS map as Pikestock School. Country house, now religious retreat. Mid C18 for Everard family. Coursed and
squared rubble, roughcast, plinth band, moulded strings at sill levels, plain band at first floor level, moulded
cornice, parapet with plain coping, felted roof, brick stacks. Symmetrical garden frontage; two storeys and attics,
2:1:2 bays, 12-pane sash windows, centre bay breaks forward under an open pediment, first floor window with an
emphasised dressed stone surround, moulded stone cornice on brackets; below the window an heraldic achievement. Central
Venetian door-opening in a moulded stone surround a pilaster between each unit, 8-pane sash to each side, central
half-glazed door, fanlight, emphasised keystone, above the whole a cornice. Shallow 2-storey segmental bow-window to
each return, sash windows with glazing bars, crenellated parapets. Elaborate plaster ceiling in the Adam style to left
ground floor room; fireplace to right ground floor room in an early C19 fluted marble surround; hall with a screen of
columns; co-eval staircase; further fine co-eval fireplaces to first floor. Outbuildings and C20 alterations to rear
not of special interest.
Listing NGR: ST2504342755
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Source: English Heritage
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