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Hamptworth Lodge, Redlynch

Description: Hamptworth Lodge

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 9 February 1973
English Heritage Building ID: 319739

OS Grid Reference: SU2274019537
OS Grid Coordinates: 422740, 119537
Latitude/Longitude: 50.9748, -1.6775

Location: Redlynch, Wiltshire SP5 2EA

Locality: Redlynch
County: Wiltshire
Country: England
Postcode: SP5 2EA

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Listing Text

SU 21 NW
(south side)
9/206 Hamptworth Lodge


Country house. 1912 by Sir Guy Dawber for H.C. Moffat. Flemish
bond brick and timber-framing with brick nogging in different
patterns, tiled roof, groups of different ornamental brick stacks.
Large rectangular plan on north-south axis, with main rooms to
south end and services to north. Informal Elizabethan style. 2-
storey, 9-window front on east side. 2-storey porch with Tudor-
arched stone doorway to left of centre, stone ovolo-mullioned and
transomed leaded windows to either side with 2-storey canted bay to
right lighting back stairs and square bay to left. First floor to
right is jettied, with wooden mullioned windows. Good lead
rainwater heads with initials HCM. Gabled roof has finely-carved
bargeboards with vine and floral decoration, groups of decorated
octagonal stacks. Left return has wooden and stone mullioned and
transomed windows, recessed central bays with projecting gable of
hall to left; full-height mullioned and transomed window to square
bay. Similar gabled roof. Rear is long garden front with tall
hall windows to right and large lateral stack with diaperwork and
pair of diagonally-set chimneys, to left is pair of 2-storey canted
bays to dining room and simpler windows to services to left. Right
return is service entrance in plain Flemish bond brick, 2-light
leaded casements and plain paired square stacks.
Interior: very fine details in wood throughout; full-height oak
panelling to ground floor, especially fine in gallery in Ionic
pilasters and carved doorcases, and in open hall. Hall has 5-bay
arch-braced collar roof with oak panelling and naturalistic rose
carved frieze, Tudor-arched stone fireplace with strapwork
overmantel and herringbone brick back, fine bronze light fittings,
organ gallery with carvings executed by H.C. Moffat. Open-
well stairs with closed string, squat turned balusters. First
floor bedrooms with panelling in pear, cedar, walnut and oak, all
with segmental-vaulted ceilings, some plaster decoration, stone
Tudor-arched fireplaces. Built to replace an early C17 house
demolished in 1910, parts of which are incorporated in the service
end of present house. The builders were Mussellwhite and Son of
Basingstoke. (Building News, June 13th, 1913, VHC, Wiltshire Vol.
XI, 1980).

Listing NGR: SU2274019537

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Source: English Heritage

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