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Laverstoke House

A Grade II* Listed Building in Laverstoke, Hampshire

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Latitude: 51.2385 / 51°14'18"N

Longitude: -1.2946 / 1°17'40"W

OS Eastings: 449338

OS Northings: 149055

OS Grid: SU493490

Mapcode National: GBR 83Y.9HW

Mapcode Global: VHD0B.H4YC

Entry Name: Laverstoke House

Listing Date: 10 January 1953

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1339659

English Heritage Legacy ID: 139311

Location: Laverstoke, Basingstoke and Deane, Hampshire, RG28

County: Hampshire

District: Basingstoke and Deane

Civil Parish: Laverstoke

Traditional County: Hampshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hampshire

Church of England Parish: Laverstoke with Freefolk St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Winchester

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Listing Text


SU 44 NE 10.1.53 Laverstoke House


1798, by Joseph Bonomi, extended in the mid-C19. Symmetrical south front of 2
storeys, 2.3.2 windows, the middle section being a 4-columned portico. Hipped slate
roof. Yellow brick walling in Flemish bond, rubbed flat arches (round arches to
ground-floor openings within the portico), and stone dressings; these include a
blocking course (or low parapet), cornice passing round the building and forming part
of the entablature of the Ionic portico, which has a pediment containing a sculptured
Coat of Arms (Portal), first floor plain band, stone cills and plinth. Sashes in
reveals. The east elevation of 6 regular windows repeats the south front detail, but
a porte-cochere of the later date extends forward at the 4th bay, with an Ionic Order
of coupled columns. The northern later, additions are less formal, with some Mansard
roofing and gabled dormers. There is also "campanile" water tower. The interior of
the original house has a fine suite of rooms, retaining their 'Adam' style decoration,
and also a double staircase.

Listing NGR: SP4691350953

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