Hampshire Treasures

Volume 3 ( Hart and Rushmoor)

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Description and DateRemarksProtectionGrid Ref. and
Punchcard No.
Cottage
C.19
Fernhill Cottage, Rectory Road. Former out-building of Farnborough Place. Brick rising from sarsen retaining wall. Elaborate barge boards.     C.A.
SU 873 556
0801 13
Buildings
C.19
Farnborough Hill Convent. Brick and stone structure with barge board decoration. Entrance tower. C.20 additions including an apsed chapel. Interior panelled doorway originally from the Tuileries in Paris.     T. & C.P. Act
C.A.
SU 872 564
0801 06
Abbey Church
C.19
St. Michael, Farnborough Road. Large domed stone structure built in French Gothic style. Altar floor of Corsican marble. Traceried windows. Built by the Empress Eugenie as a mausoleum for her husband, her son and eventually herself. Said to be modelled on Les Invalides in Paris. Ref: Buildings of England; Hants. and I.O.W., (Pevsner and Lloyd), p.230.     T. & C.P. Act
C.A.
SU 872 560
0801 01
Buildings
C.19
St. Michael's Abbey, Monastic Buildings. Central red brick structure flanked by stone faced block built in the Romanesque style. Houses interesting Napoleonic Museum whose treasures include the funeral pall of Napoleon III. Ref: Buildings of England; Hants. and I.O.W., (Pevsner and Lloyd), p.230.     T. & C.P. Act
C.A.
SU 872 560
0801 04
Building
C.19
The Workhouse, Union Street. 2-storey. Brick rendered. Double ridge tiled roof. Sash and casement windows. Pre-1832 Poor Law Workhouse.     SU 865 557
0801 29
Building
C.19
The Clock House, Farnborough Road. 2 storeys. Red brick walls with wooden decorative features. 3 storey tower with clock, metal cupola and weather-vane. A local landmark.     SU 869 557
0801 28
House
C.19
The Lodge, Farnborough Road. Single storey. Brick, rendered and whitewashed. Lodge to Farnborough Hill Convent.     SU 869 560
0801 31
Cottage
C.19
Pine Cottage, Church Avenue. 2 storeys. Whitewashed brick walls. Slate roof. Substantial extension 1930.     SU 872 549
0801 11
Building
C.19
Hillside Convent, Farnborough Road (now part of Farnborough Technical College). 3 storeys. Red brick walls. Slate roof. Central clock tower. Apsidal chapel.     SU 870 548
0801 27
Building
C.19
Baveno, Farnborough Road. Brick structure. Tiled roof. Interesting front. Divided into old peoples' flats.     SU 869 539
0802 28
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