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Worting House

A Grade II* Listed Building in Basingstoke and Deane, Hampshire

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Latitude: 51.2641 / 51°15'50"N

Longitude: -1.1422 / 1°8'32"W

OS Eastings: 459943

OS Northings: 152005

OS Grid: SU599520

Mapcode National: GBR 953.L1P

Mapcode Global: VHD07.4HZB

Entry Name: Worting House

Listing Date: 3 May 1949

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1339701

English Heritage Legacy ID: 137907

Location: Basingstoke and Deane, Hampshire, RG23

County: Hampshire

District: Basingstoke and Deane

Town: Basingstoke and Deane

Electoral Ward/Division: Buckskin

Built-Up Area: Basingstoke

Traditional County: Hampshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hampshire

Church of England Parish: Winklebury The Good Shepherd

Church of England Diocese: Winchester

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Listing Text



3.5.49 Worting House

- II*

Late C18, early Cl9. A symmetrical front (south) of 3 storeys, 2-1-2 windows,
with later side wings of 2 storeys, 1 window. Hipped slate roof to centre, slate
roof to wings end in gables to front and rear Red brick walling in Flemish bond,
rubbed flat arches and plinth; stone features including a plain coping to the
parapet, a moulded cornice containing curved dentils (or small mullions ), cills,
framing to the lst floor central Venetian window (a fully-moulded Tuscan Order
of pilasters with brackets below cill), the columns to the porch and flight of
steps to the entrance. The side wings (separated from the centre by a narrow
recess have a gable of pediment form with a coping, a cornice at eaves level a cornice at eaves level
(similar to that of the central block) and an arched recess containing a semi-
circular upper window above a Venetian window (with unmoulded stone frame).
Victorian sashes in reveals, wings have standard subdivisions, a narrow sash
window on either side of the entrance. The porch is a Tuscan Order in wood,
but with plain stone columns, a thin architrave between the inner pilasters
enclosing a plain fanlight and a wide 6-panelled door. The other elevations are
less regular, with eaves and sashes, but the arched recess of the wings is
repeated at the rear (north) face. Within, the hall has an oval arch leading
to a rear hall, which contains the original staircase. A modern single-storeyed
block is attached to the north side.

Listing NGR: SU5994652004

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