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Alphonsus House

A Grade II Listed Building in Chawton, Hampshire

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Latitude: 51.1355 / 51°8'7"N

Longitude: -0.9872 / 0°59'13"W

OS Eastings: 470959

OS Northings: 137845

OS Grid: SU709378

Mapcode National: GBR B85.P7H

Mapcode Global: VHDYB.TQZD

Entry Name: Alphonsus House

Listing Date: 11 October 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1302211

English Heritage Legacy ID: 142297

Location: Chawton, East Hampshire, Hampshire, GU34

County: Hampshire

District: East Hampshire

Civil Parish: Chawton

Built-Up Area: Alton (East Hampshire)

Traditional County: Hampshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hampshire

Church of England Parish: Chawton St Nicholas

Church of England Diocese: Winchester

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Listing Text


2/3 Alphonsus House


Large house, formerly the Dower House. Late C18, and late C19. Malmstone
ashlar walls with Bath stone dressings; quoins, 1st and 2nd floor bands, plinth,
openings set within oval arched recesses. Low-pitched hipped slate roof with a
wide eaves on carved brackets. A 3-storeyed building of symmetrical classical
treatment, with extensions on 3 sides in the Arts and Crafts manner. West front:
3 storeys; symmetrical 3 windows. Sashes in reveals, 2 windows now replace the
former central porch. The north elevation shows the end of the main block, with
similar treatment (of 1 window), but on its east side is a 2-storeyed wing, with
a steep tiled roof, tile-hung upper walls (with scalloped bands) and lower wall
of brickwork, and at the junction a 2-storeyed gabled porch of similar form. The
south elevation shows the attachment of brick and tile service wings, of lower
height and complex form. At the rear (east) there is a part of the main block,
of brickwork in English bond with blue headers, the 2 late C19 extensions being
separated by a yard, the larger unit on the north side having a prominent gable
above a 2-storeyed splayed bay with mullion and transom windows.

Listing NGR: SP6437033376

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