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Bickton Manor Farmhouse

A Grade II* Listed Building in Fordingbridge, Hampshire

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Latitude: 50.9116 / 50°54'41"N

Longitude: -1.7902 / 1°47'24"W

OS Eastings: 414843

OS Northings: 112476

OS Grid: SU148124

Mapcode National: GBR 535.Q6K

Mapcode Global: FRA 764P.NCB

Entry Name: Bickton Manor Farmhouse

Listing Date: 30 September 1964

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1350971

English Heritage Legacy ID: 143933

Location: Fordingbridge, New Forest, Hampshire, SP6

County: Hampshire

District: New Forest

Civil Parish: Fordingbridge

Traditional County: Hampshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hampshire

Church of England Parish: Fordingbridge St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Winchester

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Listing Text


9/2 Bickton Manor Farmhouse

30.9.64 II*

Farmhouse, once manor house. Late C15, extended and encased late C17.
Timber-frame with brick encasing and additions, some in chequerwork, old
plain tile roof. Originally 2 storey (1st floor principal) 4 bay house,
then in late C17 this was encased in brick and 3 bay wing added to side
at one end, forming present entrance front, this addition has attic and
cellar. Entrance front of 5 windows (RH bays end of old part), gables
over both pairs of outer bays. Central C20 door in sympathetic style.
Each side oculus window in square recess. To LH leaded cross window.
Three 12-pane flush frame sashes in other bays. 1st floor raised band.
On 1st floor in centre tall, thin 18-pane flush-frame sash. To LH 2
leaded cross-windows. To RH two 2-pane flush-frame sashes. All windows
have rubbed arches. 2nd floor raised band on carved dentils, and a
dentilled coping to 2 side gables and the intervening parapet. Gable to
RH has kneeler. Middle roof has central hip-roofed dormer. To RH of
centre large panelled stack (this was originally side stack to old part).
RH side of 4 bays has C17 gabled porch with 6-panel door and 12-pane
sashes. 1st floor raised band and dentil eaves. Far end has exposed
timber-frame on jettied 1st floor, C17 external stack and hipped roof.
Inside old part most of frame exposed including intact arch-braced roof
with cross windbracing. Ground floor moulded ceiling beams (one on
moulded corbel over fireplace). Stone fireplaces with moulded mantels.
Much late Cl7 plain panelling, panelled doors and part of staircase with
cut balusters. Unpublished RCHM Lesser Secular Building survey of 1982)

Listing NGR: SU1484312476

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