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List Entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.


List entry Number: 1092773



The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County: Hampshire

District: Basingstoke and Deane

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Stratfield Saye

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: I

Date first listed: 26-Apr-1957

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 139110

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SU 76 SW STRATFIELD SAYE STRATFIELD SAYE PARK 3/2 26.4.57 Stratfield Say House


Circa 1640, C18, and early C19. Two storeys and attic. A large house with a symmetrical treatment of the wide front and rear facades, later wings, and still later stucco cladding. The entrance front (west) has as a central feature a pediment and Ionic pilasters (enclosing one window) above a projecting porch (of 1838, by Benjamin Wyatt) of Tuscan style; on either side is a plain range of 6 windows to the ground-floor, and above this there are Doric pilasters enclosing 5 windows (the central one being flanked by niches). At each end there are double flanking wings, projecting 2 and 3 bays, each with a Dutch gable. Slate roofing, flat-roofed dormers and a modillion cornice to the centre. Stucco on brickwork, with first and second-floor bands, projecting window architraves with quoins and linked to bands, plinth. Sash windows. The east front has a wide central pediment on each side up to the projecting Dutch-gabled wings of 2 windows. Beyond on the north side is a broad angular bay of 2 storeys 3 windows (C18), and On the south a single-storeyed angular bay fronting a conservatory (of 1838). Slate roof, modillion conrice. Stucco walling, bands, architraves with quoins linked to bands, plinth. Sashes. The ground-floor centrepiece has a wide porch (C18) of 4 columns, between angular bays, all beneath a continuous cornice. Above the centre of the house is an open turret, with arches, keystones,corner pilasters and dome (1 of 1964). Within, the house contains original staircases and one upper room, but mainly C18 interiors. Stratfield Saye was the house of the First Duke of Wellington after 1817 and the estate was purchased for him by the nation. It is still ocupied by the Wellington family.

Selected Sources

Register of Parks and Gardens of Special Historic Interest in England, Part 19 Hampshire,

National Grid Reference: SU 70018 61566


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