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Earlstone Manor

A Grade II* Listed Building in Burghclere, Hampshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.3364 / 51°20'11"N

Longitude: -1.313 / 1°18'46"W

OS Eastings: 447954

OS Northings: 159924

OS Grid: SU479599

Mapcode National: GBR 82R.4W6

Mapcode Global: VHCZR.6N7W

Entry Name: Earlstone Manor

Listing Date: 16 May 1966

Last Amended: 20 February 1991

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1339721

English Heritage Legacy ID: 138022

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

This list entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 09/01/2013


SU 45 NE
7/11
16.5.66


BURGHCLERE
EARLSTONE COMMON
Earlstone Manor


(Formerly listed as Earlstone Farmhouse)


GV
II*


Manorhouse. Probably late C14, C16, mid-late C17 and C18; restored and added to and with C16 features imported 1990.

Some flint, cob, and rubblestone; but mostly pinkish brick in English or Flemish
bond, partly tile-hung on 1st floor concealing timber frame. Plain tile roof.
Brick stacks with clustered shafts. Main range of 2 storeys with attic, irregular 5
and 3 bays, the 3 right-hand bays with earliest roof timbers; the left-hand section
probably early C16, the rear elevation rebuilt late C17. Projecting to front right
is C18 single storey kitchen, 1 x 3 bays with 3-bay wing attached to right. To rear
right is short 2-storey C18 wing, 2 bays deep with gabled stair lower on right
return and 2-bay late C20 extension (in keeping). Windows of kitchen and service
wing are small-pane wooden casements; otherwise mostly 16-pane sashes, mostly
replacements; some C16 wooden ovolo moulded mullion windows with leaded casements
and decorative ironwork, one of these windows original and the others copied from
it. Entrance elevation irregular having: tile-hung 1st floor; 2 attic gables;
imported Tudor- arched studded board door which has a deep cornice on columns;
sashes flanking door and at left end, 3 to 1st floor above door with mullion windows
at either end and to right-hand attic gable. Kitchen is under hipped roof with tall
stack at junction with main range masking attic dormer. Chimney to ridge of left-
hand attic gable and rear wing having 5 diagonally-set flues, the stack rising from
hipped M roof. Left return: ground floor stuccoed and with sash; restored wooden
oriel window above, and 3-light mullioned window to attic. Rear: 5 right-hand bays
present symmetrical elevation, having moulded plinth; platt band; central gabled
porch with round-arched entrance and ashlar imposts, keystone, kneelers and coping;
windows have flat brick arches that above door is blind, those to the 3 attic gables
are smaller. Interior: a number of period features have been imported. On ground
floor, large scantling chamfered beams with stepped cyma stops and some old joists;
imported panelling and carved stone fireplaces; kitchen retains large brick
fireplace with iron crane and bread oven; panelled early C18 stair hall with open-
well stair which has closed sting, turned balusters, square newels, and moulded
handrail. On 1st floor a timber-framed spine wall forms rear corridor; end rooms
have early C18 fireplaces with eaved architraves, the left-hand room with C18
graffiti incluting date "1730" and names "Mathew Dilar" and "John Smith", the right-

Listing NGR: SU4780261218

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