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Description: Syrencot House
Date Listed: 10 October 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 321470
OS Grid Reference: SU1594446124
OS Grid Coordinates: 415944, 146124
Latitude/Longitude: 51.2141, -1.7731
SU 14 NE
2/160 Syrencot House
House, now offices. 1738. Red and blue brickwork with limestone
plat band and raised quoins. Slate roof. Main block of 3
storeys, 5 x 1 bays, extended to right early C19, two storeys, 3
bays, and wing to rear. Entrance into wing at junction with main
block, under curved Tuscan portico. Main block has 12-paned sashes
with segmental heads in red brick flush quoined openings, the
arches with raised keystones and moulded stone sills. Round arched
opening to central first floor window and raised surround. Six-
paned sashes to top floor, and dentilled stone eaves. Cogged eaves
to end and rear. Right wing has margin glazed windows and hipped
Interior: Mostly altered, but south end has fielded dado panelling
and cornice. Wing has early C19 stair. The house as a military
residence of Lt Gen Browning, General Sir Richard Gale, and Lord
Allenbrooke, saw the founding of the airborne divisions, and the
planning and mounting of Operation Overlord.
Listing NGR: SU1594446124
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Source: English Heritage
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