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24, Swan Street

A Grade II Listed Building in Kingsclere, Hampshire

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Latitude: 51.3233 / 51°19'24"N

Longitude: -1.2489 / 1°14'56"W

OS Eastings: 452433

OS Northings: 158516

OS Grid: SU524585

Mapcode National: GBR 945.WM5

Mapcode Global: VHCZS.9ZLX

Entry Name: 24, Swan Street

Listing Date: 10 January 1953

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1339784

English Heritage Legacy ID: 138248

Location: Kingsclere, Basingstoke and Deane, Hampshire, RG20

County: Hampshire

District: Basingstoke and Deane

Civil Parish: Kingsclere

Built-Up Area: Kingsclere

Traditional County: Hampshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hampshire

Church of England Parish: Kingsclere

Church of England Diocese: Winchester

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Listing Text

SU 5259
10.1.53 No 24


Formerly Offices of Kingsclere and Whitechurch Rural District Council. A Queen Anne
house, with substantial additions to the rear, to form civic offices. Early C18,
C20. Symmetrical front (east) of 2 storeys and attic, 5 windows. Hipped tile roof,
fully-moulded wood cornice; 2 Gothic dormers of later date with pointed form,
enclosing sash windows. Walling is of blue-brindle brickwork with red dressings;
flush quoins and slightly-cambered rubbed arches, stone cills, aprons to the first
floor, plinth. Sashes. The tall doorcase has a richly-moulded (but unorthodox)
cornice, projecting at each side with grooved fret soffits, scroll brackets above
fluted pilasters, panelled frieze, decorative fanlight above a modern door. Within,
there is an original marble fireplace, plain dado panelling, plaster cornices,
archways to the hall and upper hall, and staircase with wreathed-handrail (and masked
rails). In matching style, there is a one-bay flat roof wing to the north side, and a
large block to the rear, of recent date.

Listing NGR: SU5243158525

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

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