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Moundsmere Manor

A Grade II Listed Building in Preston Candover, Hampshire

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Latitude: 51.1852 / 51°11'6"N

Longitude: -1.1053 / 1°6'19"W

OS Eastings: 462625

OS Northings: 143264

OS Grid: SU626432

Mapcode National: GBR B7F.PC7

Mapcode Global: VHD0M.SGJS

Entry Name: Moundsmere Manor

Listing Date: 17 October 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1339602

English Heritage Legacy ID: 138999

Location: Preston Candover, Basingstoke and Deane, Hampshire, RG25

County: Hampshire

District: Basingstoke and Deane

Civil Parish: Preston Candover

Traditional County: Hampshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hampshire

Church of England Parish: Preston Candover with Nutley St Mary the Virgin

Church of England Diocese: Winchester

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Listing Text

Moundsmere Manor


Country house. 1908-9 by Reginald Blomfield for Wilfred Buckley, in the style of
Wren. Red brick with stone dressings. Two storeys and attic. South front 2:3:2 bays,
centre 3 bays advanced with 4 giant Tuscan pilasters with an entablature at second
floor level which is continued around the building with similar pilasters at the
corners. Second order of pilasters to attic storey surmounted by a stone over the
parapet. Sash windows with glazing bars in stone architraves. The 3-bay centrepiece
has central doorway with seg mental pediment, and consoles either side of the window
above. Stone panels with swags, between ground and first floor windows left and right
of doorway. Three bulls-eyes windows, in attics above with swags around them. The
parapet over the centre has a stone balustrade. Two-storey and attic, 3-bay wing set
back to right (east).
Entrance front to north has flanking wings, now reduced in length to 2 and 3-bays
projections. The north front has similar 3-bay centre piece without bulls-eyes in the
attic, but having a rusticated stone doorway with segmental open pediment with a
Interior: Although not inspected it is said to have good interiors including the
entrance hall with Ionic column screen, moulded plasterwork and wrought iron balustrade
to the staircase.
Reference: Clive Aslet, The Last Country Houses, pp 142 and 324.

Listing NGR: SU6262543264

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