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Pittleworth Manor House

A Grade II* Listed Building in Bossington, Hampshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.0655 / 51°3'55"N

Longitude: -1.5337 / 1°32'1"W

OS Eastings: 432769

OS Northings: 129679

OS Grid: SU327296

Mapcode National: GBR 74F.31T

Mapcode Global: FRA 76P9.DBW

Entry Name: Pittleworth Manor House

Listing Date: 29 May 1957

Last Amended: 7 February 1986

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1157769

English Heritage Legacy ID: 140598

Location: Bossington, Test Valley, Hampshire, SO20

County: Hampshire

District: Test Valley

Civil Parish: Bossington

Traditional County: Hampshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hampshire

Church of England Parish: Broughton St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Winchester

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Listing Text

BOSSINGTON BOSSINGTON
SU 32 NW
7/1 Pittleworth Manor House
29/5/57 (Formerly listed as
Pittlenorth Manor)
II*
Manor house. C16 with C17 crosswings and side stack, encased C18 when range
added to front between 2 wings, altered windows C19. Timber-frame with
plaster infill core, brick some chequerwork, stack C17 brick, old plain tile
roof. 2 storey, 4 bay C16 building with wide 2-bay deep wings added to end
bays on front C17, probably in brick and side stack added to rear of upper bay,
in late C18 narrow range added to front between wings and inner bay of wings
reroofed to form 2 long ridges and small parallel roofs to front bays of wings,
early C19 wings and much else refronted. Front symmetrical 2 storey and attic
7 narrow bays having 2 bay wings projecting a bay at each end. Central 4-panel
door in solid frame under C20 Doric porch, all dark stained. Each side altered
C18 leaded cross-window under Dutch arch, 3 similar on 1st floor under rubbed
brick arches, centre one late C20 filling blocked opening. Toothed eaves. 2
hipped 2-light dormers on roof. Wings have on inner faces blocked opening
under Dutch area with over cross-window under similar. Right wing has 2 similar
with one over in centre, left has large cast iron window under Dutch arch with
cross-window over. Wings half-hipped inwards to centre with stack at other end
and hipped dormer on left wing. Inside, left bay of main range has C16 full
height wall paintings on right and front facing wall. Walls are of timber-
frame with stud and plaster infill all painted in ochre, vegetable dyes and oil
paint. Painting of c1540 mostly painted over in 1580 when at top of wall,
Parable of Lazarus written in couplets. Discovered in 1922 when some of the
Jacobean panelling removed, this survives on other 2 walls along with carved
chalk 4-centred arch fireplace to external side stack on rear wall.


Listing NGR: SU3276829675

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