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Latitude: 51.1491 / 51°8'56"N
Longitude: -0.9795 / 0°58'46"W
OS Eastings: 471477
OS Northings: 139363
OS Grid: SU714393
Mapcode National: GBR B7Z.Z1Y
Mapcode Global: VHDYB.ZC1Z
Entry Name: William Curtis House
Listing Date: 13 March 1951
Last Amended: 31 March 1977
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1094163
English Heritage Legacy ID: 141828
Location: Alton, East Hampshire, Hampshire, GU34
District: East Hampshire
Civil Parish: Alton
Built-Up Area: Alton (East Hampshire)
Traditional County: Hampshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hampshire
Church of England Parish: The Resurrection Alton
Church of England Diocese: Winchester
William Curtis House).
Formerly listed as
No 25 (Brooklands)]
SU 7139 2/45 13.3.51.
C17 and C18. 2 storeys plus attic; 3 bays. Brick; tiled roof hipped at one end.
Ground floor with central entrance with pedimented doorcase and flanking flush
windows. Moulded brick band at 1st floor level to right-hand part of facade.
1st floor with 3 flush windows. Eaves cornice. 2 hipped dormer windows in the
roof. To the left an early C19 single-bay extension. The return on the right
of 3 bays, the central one with a modern projection that partly obscures the initials
and date NG (17)02 in vitreous bricks. The upper windows are wood cross-windows.
Inside, some timber framing and a C17 staircase with simple contemporary plaster
ceiling. Birthplace of William Curtis, botanist, in 1746.
Nos 11 and 13, Nos 13A, 15 (at the rear) 15A, 17, No 21, No 23 (Weybourne House)
and No 25 (William Curtis House) together with Nos 6 to 14 (even), No 16 (Lenten
House) and No 16A on opposite side form a group.
Listing NGR: SU7148039367
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
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