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Latitude: 50.7627 / 50°45'45"N
Longitude: -1.8283 / 1°49'42"W
OS Eastings: 412203
OS Northings: 95913
OS Grid: SZ122959
Mapcode National: GBR XFP.VH
Mapcode Global: FRA 7712.CJ3
Entry Name: Hurn Court
Listing Date: 30 September 1964
Last Amended: 12 February 1976
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1324679
English Heritage Legacy ID: 101525
Location: Hurn, Christchurch, Dorset, BH23
Civil Parish: Hurn
Traditional County: Hampshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Dorset
Church of England Parish: Holdenhurst St John the Evangelist
Church of England Diocese: Winchester
5187 Hurn Court
(formerly listed in the
Rural District of Ringwood
SZ 19 NW 8/350 30.9.64.
A large house of irregular plan and varying dates. Occupies the site of a
mediaeval grange of Christchurch Priory. Earliest visible work belongs to
end of C16 and is an interesting example of early use of brickwork in this
area. House altered 1806 by Garbett of Southampton and again circa 1840.
Plastered walls and chimney stacks. Parapet and slate roofs. Main block,
E shaped, of symmetrical design; coped gables with finials to outer wings.
3 storeys, of which top one added to the 2 storey Elizabethan house in 1840
when an extra west wing also added. Additional attic floor with dormers.
String courses. Outer windows have dripstone moulds and mullions (transom
also at 1st floor) casement windows. 2 storey centre porch with buttresses and
gable. Cartouche in tympanum. Ribbed, Gothic arched, door.
Interior: Ribbed plaster ceilings, some with heraldic devices. Doors with
Gothic panels. Staircase with twisted balusters and carved handrail.
The listed buildings in the Hurn Court grounds, form a group.
Listing NGR: SZ1220395913
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
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