Archaeological Standing Building Recording, Hampshire

Archaeological Standing Building Recording undertaken in advance of the proposed demolition of a locally listed mid-19th century former gate lodge and the construction of a replacement dwelling with a detached garage. 

In Brief

Client: House builder Sector: Private Services:

Archaeological Standing Building Recording

Location: Fareham, Hampshire

Key Points

  • Archaeological Standing Building Recording undertaken to discharge a planning condition with regard to an application for the proposed demolition of a locally listed mid-19th century former gate lodge associated with the Registered Park and Garden of Coldeast House, and the construction of a replacement dwelling with a detached garage.

Summary

BA undertook an Archaeological Standing Building Recording in support of a planning application submitted to Fareham Borough Council for the proposed demolition of 233 Brook Lane, Sarisbury Green, a locally listed gate lodge situated within a Registered Park/Garden, and the construction of a replacement dwelling with a detached garage. 

The building was a single storey rectangular brick gabled structure of a mid-19th century date, built as a gate lodge at the entrance to the grounds of Coldeast House. The lodge was built in a Picturesque style. typical of the mid-19th century, and had a mid-1950s flat-roofed brick extension to the rear. The building was recorded as being in an extremely poor structural condition, due to years of dereliction of vandalism, and very few surviving features, fixtures or fittings of architectural interest were noted.

The report detailing the results of the Archaeological Standing Building Recording was approved by the Conservation Officer at Fareham Borough Council, successfully discharging the planning condition and allowing development to proceed. 

Results

Planning condition discharged, allowing development to proceed.