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Adbury Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Burghclere, Hampshire

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Latitude: 51.3592 / 51°21'33"N

Longitude: -1.3003 / 1°18'0"W

OS Eastings: 448816

OS Northings: 162465

OS Grid: SU488624

Mapcode National: GBR 82D.N30

Mapcode Global: VHCZR.D3YD

Entry Name: Adbury Farmhouse

Listing Date: 10 January 1953

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1339720

English Heritage Legacy ID: 138016

Location: Burghclere, Basingstoke and Deane, Hampshire, RG20

County: Hampshire

District: Basingstoke and Deane

Civil Parish: Burghclere

Traditional County: Hampshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hampshire

Church of England Parish: Burghclere with Newtown

Church of England Diocese: Winchester

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Listing Text


Adbury Farmhouse


C16, C17, C18, mid C19. Originally a medieval hall with a 2-storeyed cross wing at
the south end, with a timber frame surviving in part, altered in the C17 by the
insertion of a massive chimney and by the construction of a staircase (to a new 1st
floor), extended (or replaced) at the north end in the C18, and considerably refaced
at the last period. The front (south east) has 2 storeys and attic, 1.4 windows.
Tile roofing, 3 gables; a stack with rectangular base with a moulded brick cornice,
surmounted by 3 flues (the outer set diagonally) with brick cornices and bands. Red
brick walling, mostly in Flemish bonds with blue headers, but with some lower sections
in old English bond, slightly cambered openings, stone cills. Sashes. C18 6-panelled
door (2 top glazed) in a solid frame, with a plain modern canopy; a lead fire
insurance sign (No 34386). The rear elevation is irregular, with a projecting
staircase wing; some old sashes in exposed frames and modern casements. Within,
there is a fine Jacobean staircase, with massive hand rails on twisted supports and ball
finials; a doorway with bolection mouldings, a C18 fireplace on the 1st floor, a
niche-shaped cupboard, some C17 and C18 doors, and moulded beams.

Listing NGR: SU4871263305

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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