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Moat in Front of Forecourt of Marsh Court to the North

A Grade II Listed Building in Kings Somborne, Hampshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.1011 / 51°6'3"N

Longitude: -1.4923 / 1°29'32"W

OS Eastings: 435644

OS Northings: 133655

OS Grid: SU356336

Mapcode National: GBR 73X.TT6

Mapcode Global: VHC3C.2LY8

Entry Name: Moat in Front of Forecourt of Marsh Court to the North

Listing Date: 7 February 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1093804

English Heritage Legacy ID: 140750

Location: Kings Somborne, Test Valley, Hampshire, SO20

County: Hampshire

District: Test Valley

Civil Parish: Kings Somborne

Traditional County: Hampshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hampshire

Church of England Parish: Stockbridge St Peter

Church of England Diocese: Winchester

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Listing Text

KINGS SOMBORNE MARSHCOURT
SU 3533
13/3 Moat in front of Forecourt
of Marsh Court to the N
GV II
Moat. 1901-5 by E L Lutyens. Grassed moat with dressed stone (some knapped flint)
walls, balustrades and bridge. E-shaped N front of house with long projecting
wings, U-shaped moat runs from ends of wing of same width, with long link E - W
section, crossed in centre by bridge, yew hedges complete sides of courtyard
while N end is open with bridge and steps down each side. Bridge has brick
lined arch and moulded architrave with keyblocks. Parapet cambered up in centre.
Balustraded parapet either side on far side of moat, on wall with knapped flint
areas in stone. To E side wall some 3m high of similar material separate main
courtyard from service range, running to corner of wing. At other end tall
stone gatepier originally with finial. On courtyard end of bridge roadway widens
bounded by short length of balustrade. Then either side 6 wide steps down to
moat. S balustraded wall of moat overlooks lower W walk. Burning in front of
wings flight of steps into moat, and pathway across it, on one side further
flight descends to Long Walk, on other passing through arch in screen wall to
flight of steps rising in front of service range.


Listing NGR: SU3576130748

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