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Hatch House, West Tisbury

Description: Hatch House

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 6 January 1966
English Heritage Building ID: 321080

OS Grid Reference: ST9088228154
OS Grid Coordinates: 390882, 128154
Latitude/Longitude: 51.0527, -2.1314

Location: West Tisbury, Wiltshire SP3 6PA

Locality: West Tisbury
County: Wiltshire
Country: England
Postcode: SP3 6PA

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Listing Text

ST 92 NW (off east side)

4/288 Hatch House

Country house. C17, altered 1908 by Detmar Blow for Benett-
Stanford family. Dressed limestone, tiled roof with three-gabled
west front, ashlar stacks with moulded cappings. Rectangular plan
represents remnants of larger house, part demolished in 1770.
Two-storey, 7-window west front. Slightly recessed centre 3 bays
with 3-bay round-arched loggia with channelled rustication to
ground floor, either side are shell-headed niches, the right one
with scratched dated 1670, plat band to first floor with three
cross windows and central gable with 2-light mullioned casement,
C20 dormers either side, flanking cross wings have two 18-pane
sashes in moulded architraves to both floors, single casements to
attics. Left return has two 8-pane sashes in moulded architraves
flanked by blind windows, attic gable with 2-light mullioned
casement, C20 dormers. Right return has four 18-pane sashes in
moulded architraves to both floors, including one blind to first
floor, gable has two 2-light casements: Rear has C19 gabled porch
and 8-pane sashes in moulded architraves, cellar has 2-light
hollow-chamfered mullioned windows, unglazed. Single storey
kitchen range attached to rear left with tiled roof. Lead
rainwater heads dated 1908. Interior not accessible at time of
survey, but fittings said to date from Detmar Blow's remodelling;
6-panelled doors in moulded architraves, some raised panelling,
bolection moulded marble fireplaces.
A plaque in the loggia records the residence of Lawrence Hyde,
whose son became Earl of Clarendon and Lord Chancellor in 1660;
see memorials in Tisbury Church of St. John the Baptist (q.v.).
(N. Pevsner, The Buildings of England, Wiltshire, 1975; Country
Life, 10 May 1919)

Listing NGR: ST9088228154

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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