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Bighton House

A Grade II Listed Building in Bighton, Hampshire

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Latitude: 51.1156 / 51°6'56"N

Longitude: -1.1116 / 1°6'41"W

OS Eastings: 462277

OS Northings: 135524

OS Grid: SU622355

Mapcode National: GBR B86.V2H

Mapcode Global: VHD10.P753

Entry Name: Bighton House

Listing Date: 19 December 1983

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1155346

English Heritage Legacy ID: 145300

Location: Bighton, Winchester, Hampshire, SO24

County: Hampshire

District: Winchester

Civil Parish: Bighton

Traditional County: Hampshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hampshire

Church of England Parish: Bighton All Saints

Church of England Diocese: Winchester

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Listing Text


1/2 Bighton House


Small country house. Early C19 and c1844. Yellow brick and flint with brick
dressing addition, roof slate. 2 storey and attic 5 bay by 5 by 5 bay block of
1844, attached to side of 3 bay by 3 bay. 2 storeys block, c1820, and added to this
late C19 service block 2 storeys, 3 bay by 3 bay. Garden front: 5 bay main block
has large low silled 15-pane sashes with brackets pediments of styles
segmental: none: triangular. Above 12-pane sashes in architraves with every other
one lugged. On 2nd floor blank attic panels and large rendered cornice, with
parapet punctuated by 2 lengths of balustrades. Centre block has 3 12-pane sashes
with gauged brick arches, and carriageway now French window with wide cambered gauge
brick arch. Raised brick architrave round whole facade with raised 1st floor band.
On 1st floor 2 12-pane and one thin 8-pane sash, with above the architrave, stone
cornice and short papapet with stone coping. Late C19 block has 3 20-pane sashes
with above, a 12-pane sash and a tripartite sash. Inside small entrance vestible
leading to full height oval staircase hall with coved ends and curved doors to other
wing and screen with arched niches on 1st floor level, and glass cupola. VCH; 1908;
Vol 3; p 38. 'Buildings of England';N Pevsner; Penguin; 1966; p 102.

Listing NGR: SP5687230260

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