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Forton House

A Grade II Listed Building in Longparish, Hampshire

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Latitude: 51.1904 / 51°11'25"N

Longitude: -1.4018 / 1°24'6"W

OS Eastings: 441902

OS Northings: 143638

OS Grid: SU419436

Mapcode National: GBR 84D.6FR

Mapcode Global: VHC30.NB9R

Entry Name: Forton House

Listing Date: 21 March 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1179116

English Heritage Legacy ID: 139645

Location: Longparish, Test Valley, Hampshire, SP11

County: Hampshire

District: Test Valley

Civil Parish: Longparish

Traditional County: Hampshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hampshire

Church of England Parish: Longparish St Nicholas

Church of England Diocese: Winchester

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Listing Text


4/44 Forton House


Large house. Early C19. Painted brick, and slate. A tall main block,
with lower rear extensions. The front (south-west) is regular but not
symmetrical of 3 storeys 3 windows. Low-pitched hipped roof with wide
eaves on coupled carved brackets. Walls have rubbed slightly-cambered
openings, a 2nd floor moulded stucco cill band, stone cills. Sashes in
reveals, one casement in altered ground floor window at the south-east
side. Triangular-headed doorway within a stucco porch of 2 columns,
with a severely-plain Order, 6-panelled door. The south-east elevation
has 3 widely-spaced large openings on 2 floors (the south-west third being
the south-east face of the main block), with similar details: sashes to
the 1st floor above French windows, which open onto a terrace, the 2
north-east side windows being enclosed within a trellis verandah (glazed
at each end) under a hipped slate roof. Other elevations are of
vernacular form, with irregular window sizes and patterns.

Listing NGR: SU4190243638

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