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Description: Bagshot Park Mansion
Date Listed: 4 August 1976
English Heritage Building ID: 287230
OS Grid Reference: SU9086764318
OS Grid Coordinates: 490867, 164318
Latitude/Longitude: 51.3707, -0.6960
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SU 96SW WINDLESHAM C.P. LONDON ROAD
4/160 Bagshot Park Mansion
(Formerly listed as The Mansion
4/8/76 (Central Block Only))
Country house, now Army Chaplains training centre. 1877 by Benjamin Ferrey
for the Duke of Connaught in Tudor Gothic style. Extended to sides and rear
in later C19 and C20. Bright red brick with stone dressings, slate roofs with
tiled ridges, stone coped kneelers and gable ends. Irregular plan with
rectangular central block flanked by projecting wings connected to main house
by corridor on right. Central block two storeys with attics and central
three stage tower under pyramidal roof; diagonal stacks on stone plinths to
ridges. Tower buttressed to lower stage with battlemented parapet to top and
angle gargoyles. Stone angle bay window rising through two lower stages with
stone mullion and transome leaded window, those in upper half with arched lights.
Coat of Arms, crown and two quatrefoil panel decorations above. Large gabled
bay to right end of centre block with chimney rising through apex of gable
Stone dressed attic window with mullioned and transomed windows below. Four
windows across first floor of house, one to left end 3-light under gabled eaves
dormer above. 3 windows to ground floor behind arcaded screen with two centred
arches and pierced balustrade above. Central projecting porte-cochere with
octagonal angle turrets, pierced balustrade and stone dressed arches. Glazed
doors to centre. Bell tower to left at junction with extensions in similar
style. Quadrant corridor to right linking to extensions. Rear elevation:
Main features include polygonal bay to left on angle, square bay to right with
round oriel window on first floor. Conservatory to right end.
This is Ferrey's last building and how much of the design was his son's work
PEVSNER: Buildings of England, Surrey (1971) p.101-2.
Listing NGR: SU9086764318
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Source: English Heritage
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