Description: Harptree House
Date Listed: 15 January 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 32784
OS Grid Reference: ST5674855917
OS Grid Coordinates: 356748, 155917
Latitude/Longitude: 51.3007, -2.6218
ST 55 NE EAST HARPTREE WHITECROSS ROAD (south side)
5/44 Harptree House
House. C17 with C18 and early C19 alterations and additions. Rubble with brick
dressings, stone copings, wooden lintels and plain tile roof. C17 core wing at
rear of C18 (extended in the early Cl9) wing at right-angles to street forming
L shaped plan. 2 storeys, 5 windows to main garden front. All windows are
6 pane C19 sashes. Two 1 and 2-light dormers. Central doorway with flat stone
hood on carved brackets. C19 part glazed door with flush beaded panels. End
brick stacks. Rear outshut to courtyard has re-used 3-light cavetto moulded
mullion with C19 casements and roadside attic window to C18 section is a 2-light
ovolo mullion. Interior. Staircase of c.1800 with fluted newel post, mahogany
rail and carved risers. Drawing Room to ground floor right hand has C18 fittings
comprising chair rail, shutters and 2 buffet niches, one with original shelving.
Also fine marble chimney piece. Dining Room to ground floor left hand has
similar c.1800 features.
Listing NGR: ST5674855917
Source: English Heritage
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