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Eastcote House, Dogmersfield Hampshire, UK - Stock Image


I found this lovely house on a walk recently. But I can find absolutely nothing out about it. It looks old & distinctive enough to be Grade II listed. It may be that the house name has changed, hence no records. But would anyone care to offer an approximate date & keywords. Thanks in advance.
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34 minutes ago, Russell said:

Eastcote House, Dogmersfield Hampshire, UK - Stock Image


I found this lovely house on a walk recently. But I can find absolutely nothing out about it. It looks old & distinctive enough to be Grade II listed. It may be that the house name has changed, hence no records. But would anyone care to offer an approximate date & keywords. Thanks in advance.

 

I do not know of it but be careful as there are some properties which have been built in later years than the image suggests. (In the style of type of building.)

 

Allan

 

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18 minutes ago, Allan Bell said:

 

I do not know of it but be careful as there are some properties which have been built in later years than the image suggests. (In the style of type of building.)

 

Allan

 

Fair point Allan, but the aging of the beams & the chimneys make me think it's genuinely old - but the brickwork of the conservatory looks a very good match...

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7 minutes ago, Russell said:

Fair point Allan, but the aging of the beams & the chimneys make me think it's genuinely old - but the brickwork of the conservatory looks a very good match...

 

Sometimes when building a new property "in the style of" the builders use reclaimed materials to make them look older than they are.

 

Sorry if I am putting the dampeners on this but I don't want you falling into a trap that I found myself in in a reverse situation.

 

Allan

 

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1 hour ago, Russell said:

Eastcote House, Dogmersfield Hampshire, UK - Stock Image


I found this lovely house on a walk recently. But I can find absolutely nothing out about it. It looks old & distinctive enough to be Grade II listed. It may be that the house name has changed, hence no records. But would anyone care to offer an approximate date & keywords. Thanks in advance.

 

If it is Grade II listed, below is a link to listed buildings in Hampshire.

 

Grade_II*_listed_buildings_in_Hampshire

 

If you have the address, there should be some information about the building on the list.

 

John.

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According to the page of the landscape gardeners the house has just undergone extensive renovation so there will probably be planning permission online somewhere. Oxfordshire has an interactive map that you can search on, don't know about Hampshire.

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I've seen houses in Philadelphia built in that style in neighborhoods that were relatively new (19th Century and more recently).   Philadelphia had detailed property maps that could help date houses, don't know if anything like that exists in the UK or if you have public deed records.  (My own Philly house was built in the 1880s as a brewery workers cottage. 

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not sure of my info on roof styles
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Were it listed, I wonder if the conservatory would be allowed.

Interestingly this

https://www.medarch.co.uk/images/HampshireBuildings/LordsLadies/index.htm

is alson in Dogmersfield, earlier but a similar style.

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3 hours ago, Allan Bell said:

Sorry if I am putting the dampeners on this

No apology needed Allan, I understand and appreciate your concern.

 

Thanks to everyone for the links & suggestions, I sure they will be useful in future quests.  I can confirm that although in a Conservation area, it is not listed.

 

I have been working my way through the local authority Planning Portal. Eventually I found this as part of a 2013 application:

 

"... Early 20th century buildings reflect retrospective tastes in design including the Arts and Crafts movement as represented by Eastcote House built in the 1930s. The building uses the canal to add to the sense of tradition and old worldliness evoked by its architecture."

 

So there you have it, built sometime in the 1930s.

 

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6 hours ago, Russell said:

So there you have it, built sometime in the 1930s.

 

Might be worth looking at Medieval and Elizabethan cruck houses and the later cruck houses that had far more regular shapes (cruck houses, if I remember my reading, were cut from naturally bent trees, half to one side, half to the other).  

 

Some of the older houses were being demolished as late as the 20th Century.  This one might have been an homage to one of those.

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