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IoE Number: 398610
Photographer: Dr W A Cooper LRPS
Date Photographed: 24 October 2000
Date listed: 29 May 1984
Date of last amendment: 29 May 1984
Grade II

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SP 72 NELITTLE HORWOODMURSLEY ROAD(south side)3/68Horwood House, service wing,stable block, gate piers and

SP 72 NE LITTLE HORWOOD MURSLEY ROAD (south side) 3/68 Horwood House, service wing, stable block, gate piers and walls to forecourt. - - II Mansion, now used as training centre. Dated 1911 on rainwater heads. By Detmar Blow and Billerey for Frederick Denny. Thin pale brick, hand-made and imported from Holland, some stone dressings, tiled roof, tall brick chimneys with entablature tops. Jacobethan manor house. 2 storeys and attic, 5 bays. Brick plinth, moulded brick entablatures at first and second floor levels, outer and centre bays gabled. Stone mullion and transom windows, 3-light in outer bays, 4-light in bays 2 and 4, 2-light to centre over porch, bays 2 and 4 have 3-light windows in hipped dormers. Elongated oval windows to first floor between outer bays, that to left blind, projecting 2-storey porch to centre has stone Doric pilasters and triglyph entablature to ground floor, Corinthian pilasters, entablature and pediment to first floor. Entry has round arch with ornamental block motifs. On garden side outer bays have 2-storey semi-octagonal bay windows. Central stone doorcase of Doric columns, triglyph blocks and open pediment with carved swags. Interior has panelling and fireplaces in matching style. Lower 2-storey service wing to left has chimneys with square shafts set diagonally. Attached stable ranges around courtyard infront of service wing are of one storey, with thatched roofs, and 2-light stone mullion windows. N.W. range with tiled roof now contains 2 dwellings. Remainder of forecourt is enclosed by wall of similar brick with tiled coping. Pair of square plan brick gate piers flanking entry on N.E. side have round arched niches, stone benches and stone caps with segmental pediments.

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