Hampshire Treasures

Volume 9 ( Test Valley South)

Page 150 - Romsey Extra

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Description and DateRemarksProtectionGrid Ref. and
Punchcard No.
Farmhouse
C.19
Brick Hill Farmhouse, Embley Park. Possibly formerly a pavilion. Single storey and basement. Tall symmetrical rectangular block with angular bay ends. Roughcast finish with stone quoins and window dressings. Hipped old tile roof with tall central chimney. Arched entrance doorway.     T. & C.P. Act
SU 332 182
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Farmhouse
C.19
Ridge Farmhouse. 2 storeys. Stuccoed 6-bay front, with projecting 2 storey gabled porch, under an old tile roof. Casement windows under drip moulds. Left hand ground floor window is a small angular bay with hipped old tile roof. Gothic arched doorway.     SU 340 182
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House
C.19
Highwood House. A late C.19 brick built house of 2 storeys and attic, with irregular facades, in Jacobean style. Tiled roof, gables with half-timbered infilling, some Dutch gables. Casement windows with hood moulds. Large porch with stone dressings. Now the Stroud School.     SU 380 219
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Mill and Millhouse.
Greatbridge Mill, River Test. L-shaped. Brick built, part two storey and part three storey, under a corrugated iron roof. There is a wooden luccam. Power was supplied to the corn mill by an embanked stream. The long arm of the mill straddles two mill races. Inside the mill are the remains of an iron waterwheel. The Millhouse is separate and now a private residence. O.S.A. No. SU32 SE39. Ref: Water and Windmills in Hampshire and I.O.W., 1978, (S.U.I.A.G.), p.26.     SU 350 227
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Group F - Historical or Literary Associations
Farmhouse
C.17
Moorcourt Farmhouse. The former Manors of More Abbess and More Malwyn dating from C.12-C.13 and belonging to Romsey Abbey, were combined at The Dissolution of the Monasteries and granted to a Richard Dowce who rebuilt the house circa 1542. Ref: V.C.H., Vol. 4, p.455.     T. & C.P. Act
SU 345 170
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Walled Garden (Site)
Represents the remains of Lee Park and Lee House as shown on Taylor's map of 1759. In 1718, John Nowes, the owner of Lee House bequeathed all his property for the education of the poor in Romsey and Lee was sold to Lord Palmerston, becoming part of the Broadlands Estate. O.S.A. No. SU31 NE42. Ref: V.C.H., Vol. 4, p.460.     SU 358 181
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