Hampshire Treasures

Volume 9 ( Test Valley South)

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Description and DateRemarksProtectionGrid Ref. and
Punchcard No.
House
C.18
Thorne Gate, formerly Edney's House, West Wellow. Colourwashed 2-storey brick building under an old tile roof with toothed eaves. Windows on ground floor have ledged shutters.     SU 293 195
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Farmhouse
C.18
Kings Farmhouse. 2 storeys. Brick structure with toothed eaves and hipped slate roof. 3-bay front with wide sash windows in architrave frames. Central door in panelled reveals and architrave surround in contemporary trellis porch with ornate hood.     T. & C.P. Act
SU 296 201
2527 05
Cottage
C.18
Grotto Cottage, Embley Park. Flint with brick dressings. Wing at right angles in form of rustic castle of large blocks of flint and rubble stone. Gothic arched windows and small tower. Probably a children's folly.     SU 329 199
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House
C.18/19
The Dower House, formerly Forest Lodge, Embley Park. Roman cement with hipped slate roof. 2 storeys, east front having angular bay with Gothic arched central casement flanked by arched panels, double door to right hand with radiating arched fanlight in rusticated surround. Bulls-eye windows featured on east and south elevations.     T. & C.P. Act
SU 330 200
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Mill
Wellow Mill, East Wellow. 3 storeys. 5-bay brick building under a slate roof. At one time there was a breastshot waterwheel under the end bay of the building. Power was provided by the stream which had a complicated arrangement of sluices to deal with the sudden rises of water level which often occurred. The Mill was converted to a residence in 1945 and no machinery remains. Ref: Water and Windmills in Hampshire and I.O.W., 1978, (S.U.I.A.G.), p.21.     SU 313 196
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Group F - Historical or Literary Associations
House
C.16
Embley Park. The home of Florence Nightingale and her family for a considerable part of C.19. The sale catalogue of August 1825 stated that the park then consisted of 4,000 acres.     T. & C.P. Act
SU 322 208
2527 07
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