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Latitude: 51.1281 / 51°7'41"N
Longitude: -0.9885 / 0°59'18"W
OS Eastings: 470879
OS Northings: 137027
OS Grid: SU708370
Mapcode National: GBR B8C.8WG
Mapcode Global: VHDYB.TX91
Entry Name: Chawton House
Listing Date: 31 July 1963
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1093975
English Heritage Legacy ID: 142294
Location: Chawton, East Hampshire, Hampshire, GU34
District: East Hampshire
Civil Parish: Chawton
Traditional County: Hampshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hampshire
Church of England Parish: Chawton St Nicholas
Church of England Diocese: Winchester
SU 73 lilt CHAWTON FORMER A32 (OFF)
2/27 Chawton House
Elizabethan and Jacobean mansion. c1580, extended c1655, with C18, mainly late
C19 extensions, alterations and restoration. Walls of flint with stone
dressings, hoodmoulds, mullioned and transomed windows, plinth, and a C18 brick
parapet with panels above the openings. Gabled tiled roof. The original hall
comprised a north-south hall with screens, a lobby with a 3-storeyed porch,
and a north end cross-wing of 3 storeys, all remaining but substantially
restored. The porch (a restoration) has a Tudor arch with coat of arms above.
South elevation: (c1655) is 2-storeys and attic, with 3 gables with windows
centred on the 2 outer, but with the middle having a window above a doorway and
a (staircase) window at intermediate level. The walls are of red brickwork in
English bond with stone dressings; coping to gables and parapet, hoodmoulds to
mullioned and transomed windows, and plinth above a flint base. Casements.
Moulded stone doorway (dated 1655). The other sides of the building, which
include additions and changes, are a complex of projecting gabled units, of 2
and 3 storeys, in Jacobean style ( of all dates). There are many stacks of all
periods, some with diagonal flues. Inside there are panelled rooms and a
panelled staircase hall. Interior: the main room (hall) is panelled and has a
4-centred stone arch to the fireplace, with an iron fireback dated I K (John
Ref. Country Life. 17.6.1903 and 2.2.1945.
Listing NGR: SU7087637028
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