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Highfield House

A Grade II* Listed Building in Heckfield, Hampshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.3386 / 51°20'18"N

Longitude: -0.9647 / 0°57'52"W

OS Eastings: 472213

OS Northings: 160452

OS Grid: SU722604

Mapcode National: GBR C76.2XM

Mapcode Global: VHDXD.7MC6

Entry Name: Highfield House

Listing Date: 8 July 1952

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1258374

English Heritage Legacy ID: 136758

Location: Heckfield, Hart, Hampshire, RG27

County: Hampshire

District: Hart

Civil Parish: Heckfield

Traditional County: Hampshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hampshire

Church of England Parish: Heckfield with Mattingley and Rotherwick

Church of England Diocese: Winchester

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Listing Text

SU 76 SW HECKFIELD CHURCH LANE

1/42 Highfield House

8.7.52

- II*

Early C18, late C18. A large house with 3 imposing symmetrical facades,
having a continuous blocking course and cornice; the north front is of
3 storeys, the west and south of 2 storeys (by later alteration). Red
tile hipped roofing. The north front of 3 windows (a coupled window in
the middle of the 2nd floor) has colourwashed brickwork in Flemish bond,
a plinth, and stone dressings to window openings (lead, side bands, cill
to 2nd floor, cornice on brackets, architraves, cills on brackets to 1st
and ground-floor). Sashes in exposed frames. Mid C19 Bath stone porch
with arched windows in side walls, ending as pilasters, 2 columns in antis,
all in a Doric order, a plain architrave to the doorway which is flanked
by narrow windows. The west front has 3.3.3 windows, the outer groups
being within segmental bows; the cornice is deepened by a frieze and thin
architrave band, there are rubbed flat arches to openings in the brick
walling, sashes in reveals with ground-floor cills at plinth level; a central
arched (glazed) doorway with ornamental fanlight within a rectangular frame.
The south front has a slightly projecting centre with a deep 3-bay Ionic
portico (with coupled outer columns), tall French windows; the outer units
have a circular recess within a square opening at the 1st floor, at the
ground floor this becomes a niche (west side) with an urn (the east side
being altered by an inserted window below a roundel), light 3 sash windows
above the portico.


Listing NGR: SU7236960652

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