The Astoft collection of buildings of England


The aim is to illustrate extensively the architecture of the buildings with photographs taken by the website owner. Information in the annotations comes mainly from The Buildings of England published by Yale University Press, referred to as Pevsner. The quotations are extracts only, appropriate to the images. See the publications named for the full descriptions of the buildings and their contents.

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Berkshire    Building Century and Style
Avington St Mark and St Luke 12th - Norman church
Newbury - St John 20th - Neo-Romanesque
- St Nicolas 16th - Perpendicular
- Town 17th-20th - Various
Brentor - St Michael de Rupe 12th - Norman
Chagford - St Michael 15th - Perpendicular
Drewsteignton - Castle Drogo 20th - Lutyens 'baronial'
Hartland - Abbey 18th - Georgian Gothic
- St Nectan 14th-15th - Perpendicular
Lydford - St Petrock 13th, 15th - Mainly Perpendicular
Widecombe-in-the-Moor - St Pancras 15th - Perpendicular
Blandford Forum - St Peter and St Paul 18th - Georgian
- Town 18th - Georgian
Cerne Abbas - Church and Town  15th-18th - Mainly Perpendicular
Chettle - Chettle House  18th - Baroque
Milton Abbas - Milton Abbey 14th, 15th - Early English, Decorated, Perpendicular
- Village 17th, 18th - Classical, Georgian Gothic
  Shapwick - St Bartholomew 12th, 14th-16th - Norman, Decorated and Perpendicular
Adlestrop - Church and Village  13th-19th
Abbotts Ann - St Mary 18th (1716) - Classical
Alton - The Town 18th mainly - Classical
- St Lawrence 12th and 15th - Norman and Perpendicular
Amport - St Mary 14th - Decorated
Andover - St Mary 19th - Victorian Early English
Ashmansworth - St James 12th-13th - Norman and Early English
Avington - St Mary 18th (c.1770) - Georgian church
Barton Stacey - All Saints  13th, 16th - Norman and Early English, Perpendicular
Bentley - St Mary 12th-13th  - Norman and Early English
Bentworth - St Mary 13th - Early English
Bighton - All Saints 12th - Norman
Binsted - Holy Cross 12th-15th  -  Norman, Early English, Decorated, Perp
Bishops Waltham - Bishop's Palace  12th - Norman
- St Peter 13th-19th   
- The Town  17th-18th (older parts)
Boarhunt - St Nicholas 11th - Anglo-Saxon
Bramley - St James 12th-19th  - From Norman to Soane
Breamore - BreamoreHouse 16th (1583) - Elizabethan
- St Mary 11th (1000) - Anglo-Saxon
  Broughton - St Mary 12th - Norman, Early English, Perpendicular
    - The Village 15th-19th
Bullington - St Michael 12th - Norman
Chawton - Chawton House 16th - Elizabethan
- St Nicholas 19th - Victorian
Cheriton - St Michael 13th - Early English
Chilbolton - St Mary  12th-14th - Early English and Decorated
Chilcomb - St Andrew 12th - Norman 
Corhampton - Church 11th - Saxon
Crondall - All Saints 12th-13th  - Norman and Early English
Deane - All Saints 19th - Georgian Gothic
Dogmersfield - Dogmersfield Park 18th, 20th - Georgian and modern Classical
East Stratton - Stratton Park & Church 19th - Late Georgian and Victorian
East Worldham - St Mary 13th  - Early English - effigy of Chaucer's wife?
Easton - St Mary 12th (c.1200)  - Norman plus Victorian Norman
Empshott - Holy Rood 13th  -  Early English
  Farley Chamberlayne - St John 12th - Norman and later
Farringdon - All Saints 12th  -  Norman
- Massey's Folly 19th  -  Victorian
  Fleet - All Saints 19th  -  Victorian
Goodworth Clatford - St Peter 12th (1190 onwards)  -  Early English
Hale - St Mary 18th (1717)  -  Baroque (Archer)
Hambledon - St Peter and St Paul 12th-13th - Norman and Early English 
Hannington - All Saints 12th-13th - Norman and Early English
Hartley Mauditt - St Leonard 12th - Norman
Hawkley - St Peter and St Paul 19th (1865) - Victorian Norman
Headbourne Worthy - St Swithun 10-11th  -  Saxon
Highclere - Highclere Castle 19th - Victorian Elizabethan
- St Michael 19th - Victorian Gothic
Hinton Ampner - All Saints 11th - Saxon traces
Hurstbourne Priors - St Andrew 12th - Norman and Victorian Norman
Hurstbourne Tarrant - St Peter 13th - Late Norman, Early English
Little Somborne - Little Somborne 11th - Saxon and Norman
Lyndhurst - St Michael and All Angels 19th - Victorian Gothic
Martyr Worthy - St Swithun 12th - Late Norman
  Mattingley - Mattingley Church 15th - Late Medieval Timber-framed
Meonstoke - St Andrew 13th - Early English
Micheldever - St Mary 16th, 19th - Perpendicular and Georgian 
Minstead - All Saints 13th, 18th - Mainly Georgian
Nether Wallop - St Andrew 12th - Late Norman
Newton Valence - St Mary  13th - Early English
North Stoneham - St Nicholas 1600  -  Gothic Survival
Northington - The Grange 19th (1804-9)  - Greek Revival country house
Odiham - All Saints 13th, 17th  - Early English and Late Perpendicular
- Castle 13th (1207-12)  - King John. Octagonal keep in flint.
- Houses 18th mainly - Georgian
Overton - St Mary  12th - Late Norman
  PORTSMOUTH - Town 12th-21st - Early English to Modern
Priors Dean - Church and Manor Farm 12th - Norman & Early English, Manor house of 17th
Quarley - St Michael 11th - Saxon-Norman transition - with Venetian window!
Romsey - Broadlands 18th - Classical country house
- Romsey Abbey 12th - Norman
- Romsey Town 17th-19th - Georgian and Victorian
Selborne - St Mary 12th - Norman and Victorian
- The Wakes 18th-20th  -  English vernacular
  Shedfield - New Place Early 20th (Lutyens) and early 17th fittings
Sherborne St John - St Andrew 14th, 16th, 19th  -  Mainly Tudor style
- The Vyne 16th-19th  -  Tudor and Classical
Silchester - St Mary 13th-14th  - Mainly Early English and Decorated
- Tomb Effigy 14th century effigy in the church
Southampton - Magistrates' Court 1990s
Southwick - St James 16th (1566) - Tudor with medieval features
Sparsholt - Lainston House c. 1700 - Classical
Steventon - St Nicholas 13th - Early English
Stoke Charity - St Mary and St Michael 12th - Norman
Tichborne - St Andrew 11th  - Saxo-Norman and later
Titchfield - Abbey 16th (1540s)  - Tudor manor built on dissolved abbey
- St Peter 9th-15th & 19th  - Many periods
Tufton - St Mary 12th-13th  -  Norman and Early English
Warnford - Our Lady 12th-13th  -  Norman and Early English
- St John's House 13th - Medieval hall
Wherwell - St Peter and Holy Cross 19th (1856) - Victorian
Whitchurch - All Hallows 13th  -  Early English and later
Wickham - Town 17th-19th - Mainly Georgian
Wield - St James 12th - Norman
WINCHESTER - Cathedral, College, Town 12th-20th - Mainly Medieval and Georgian 
Wolverton - St Catherine 18th (1717)  - Early Georgian
Wonston - Holy Trinity 12th-19th  -  Early English, Perpendicular
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