Description: Blackdown House
Date Listed: 18 June 1959
English Heritage Building ID: 301998
OS Grid Reference: SU9173128603
OS Grid Coordinates: 491731, 128603
Latitude/Longitude: 51.0495, -0.6927
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SU 92 NW LURGASHALL BLACKDOWN STREET
7/17 Blackdown House
Large house. C17, restored and enlarged in the C19. Over the doorway are the
date 1640 and the initials "W. Y." of the Yaldwyn family. The south front is E-
shaped. The outer wings were probably added in the C19. Tiled roof. Casement
windows with stone mullions and transoms. The wings are gabled with bay windows
on ground floor. Central gabled projection forming a porch on ground floor. Door-
way in this with four-centred arch in square frame with dripmould over. Nail-
studded door with fine lock and bar-holes. The interior has a fine staircase,
contemporary fireplaces, panelling and in the room known as Oliver Cromwell's room,
a panelled overmantel with the date 1646 and the initials "W. Y." Fire-back dated
1616 and the initials "W. Y."
Listing NGR: SU9173128603
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Source: English Heritage
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