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Testcombe

A Grade II Listed Building in Chilbolton, Hampshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.1501 / 51°9'0"N

Longitude: -1.4538 / 1°27'13"W

OS Eastings: 438300

OS Northings: 139119

OS Grid: SU383391

Mapcode National: GBR 73C.Z45

Mapcode Global: VHC35.RC96

Entry Name: Testcombe

Listing Date: 21 March 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1093456

English Heritage Legacy ID: 139613

Location: Chilbolton, Test Valley, Hampshire, SO20

County: Hampshire

District: Test Valley

Civil Parish: Chilbolton

Traditional County: Hampshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hampshire

Church of England Parish: Chilbolton St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Winchester

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Listing Text

SU 33 NE CHILBOLTON

7/8 Testcombe

II

House. 1893. Arts and Crafts building of Early Tudor style. Brick, ½-timber,
stone slates. 2 storeys. The west front (facing the River Test) is a long
range, with the roof line broken by a central stack, with elaborate base and plain
diagonal flues: 2 gablets (above upper windows) and 2 gabled projections. The
upper walling is a bricknogged timber frame, the lower having some areas of
flint (some of brick) with brick quoins and plinth. The projections have upper
railed galleries, one having a ground floor of windows with a central (½-hexagon)
French door, the other being plainer and set. back behind wood corner posts.
2 shallow brick projections have tiled roofs, one containing a window the other a
French door. The north side is a complex of gabled projections of different widths
and varied heights, 2 tile-hung another rendered. The south end has a tall tower
at the east side, its upper part being an exposed frame with roughcast infill.
The north end is of 2 parts, one being the gable end of the long west front with an
upper railed gallery, separated from the east side which has a tiled roof at
right-angles and a large semi-circular bay. The main entrance next to the south-
east tower has a Jacobean decorative arch, with short side pilasters.


Listing NGR: SU3830239126

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