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Catherington House

A Grade II Listed Building in Horndean, Hampshire

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Latitude: 50.9213 / 50°55'16"N

Longitude: -1.0141 / 1°0'50"W

OS Eastings: 469397

OS Northings: 114003

OS Grid: SU693140

Mapcode National: GBR BBV.2G2

Mapcode Global: FRA 86RN.YKC

Entry Name: Catherington House

Listing Date: 16 March 1954

Last Amended: 12 March 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1179074

English Heritage Legacy ID: 142915

Location: Horndean, East Hampshire, Hampshire, PO8

County: Hampshire

District: East Hampshire

Civil Parish: Horndean

Traditional County: Hampshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hampshire

Church of England Parish: Catherington All Saints

Church of England Diocese: Portsmouth

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Listing Text


8/5 Catherington House
(formerly listed as
16.3.54 Catherington Retreat House)
Large house. Mid C18 and early C19. Brick walls of blue headers with flush red
dressings; plinth, quoins, rubbed flat arches, thin 1st floor band: parapet with
stone coping, and cornice having a stone moulding above a stepped brick fascia,
stone cills; the later part has a similar parapet and a brick dentilled cornice.
Hipped tile roof. South front elevation of two phases, one a regular facade of
three storeys four windows, with a lower east extension of two storeys three
windows, then a single-storeyed service wing with a gable (or steep pediment)
and a Venetian window set within a cambered-arched recess. Sashes. Doric wood
porch of two plain columns two pilasters, and complete Roman Order with triglyphs,
set on a stone-flagged podium, with a central flight of steps, now with C20
glazing; this porch is of the second phase, and within it there is a complete
(original) doorcase, comprising an open pediment on console brackets, above thin
panelled pilasters, with an arched opening containing a radiating fanlight, and
a late C19 half-glazed door. The rear (north) elevation is similar, with a deep
arched staircase window, and a projecting C20 single-storeyed wing. A mid C19
single-storeyed service wing is set back and extends at the east side. Inside,
the main feature is the original staircase. The house is associated with
Admiral Hood.

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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