Hampshire Treasures

Volume 6 ( East Hampshire)

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Description and DateRemarksProtectionGrid Ref. and
Punchcard No.
Cottage
C.18
Downgate Cottage, Steep Marsh. Now one dwelling though formerly two. Galleted maim- stone with brick dressings and ironstone between storeys. Tiled roof descends to door level at rear. Iron casement windows with square leaded panes.     N.P. Act
A.O.N.B.
SU 756 255
2313 16
Farmhouse
C.19
Aldersnapp Farm. 2 storeys. Double hipped tiled roof, once slate. Building rendered with stucco, grooved to imitate stone. French door with reeded surround. Sash windows with glazing bars. Door with simple hood. Barns with flint walls and slate roofs.     N.P. Act
A.O.N.B.
SU 729 242
2313 10
Cottage
C.19
Berryfield Cottage. Formerly New Farm or New House Farm. Dated '1820' on the west front. Double hipped tiled roof. Malmstone with brick dressing. Wooden casement windows. Projecting centre section with porch. Round headed doorway surmounted by a window. Bronze tablet over the door records it as the home of the poet Edward Thomas from 1906-1909.     T. & C.P. Act
N.P. Act
A.O.N.B.
SU 739 264
2313 03
Irrigation System
C.19
System of conduits and sluices used to flood meadows and improve hay crops, using water from Ashford Stream. At least six sluices set in masonry of brick and sandstone released water into fields. Sharp bends also reinforced with masonry. System in use until 1947. Best preserved section centred on grid reference.     N. P. Act
A.O.N.B.
SU 753 250
2313 45
Mansion
C.19
Adhurst St. Mary. Large building in a mixture of Jacobean and Gothic styles. Stone structure with gables. Tower at southwest front. Mullioned windows and carved tracery balconies. Built of stone from East Meon area. Designed by P.C. Hardwick for John Bonham-Carter II. The grounds contain fine specimen trees. Ref: The Buildings of England; Hants. and the I.O.W., (Pevsner and Lloyd), p.500.     N.P. Act
A.O.N.B.
SU 763 248
2313 44
Mansion
Coldhayes. Built 1869 by Waterhouse. Mixture of styles including Jacobean and Gothic. Mullioned windows, round arches, half-hipped dormers. Decorated Tudor brick chimney. Tiled pitched roof. Mediaeval style porch and Elizabethan bay window. Inside a fine hall staircase, the walls lined with fretted panels of grasses, vines etc., in the manner of Charles Eastlake. Interior also has a clasical arcade with rounded arches and Tuscan columns. Ref: Buildings of England; Hants. and I.O.W., (Pevsner and Lloyd), p.610.     N.P. Act
A.O.N.B.
SU 756 269
2313 27
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