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Beech House

A Grade II Listed Building in Sturminster Newton, Dorset

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.9235 / 50°55'24"N

Longitude: -2.306 / 2°18'21"W

OS Eastings: 378588

OS Northings: 113822

OS Grid: ST785138

Mapcode National: GBR 0X5.5S8

Mapcode Global: FRA 661N.RFW

Entry Name: Beech House

Listing Date: 4 October 1960

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1110569

English Heritage Legacy ID: 102396

Location: Sturminster Newton, North Dorset, Dorset, DT10

County: Dorset

District: North Dorset

Civil Parish: Sturminster Newton

Traditional County: Dorset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Dorset

Church of England Parish: Sturminster Newton St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Salisbury

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Listing Text


ST 7813 STURMINSTER NEWTON BRIDGE STREET (EAST SIDE)

9/114 Beech House

4.10.60 II

House Cl7 with C18, C19 and C20 additions and modifications. Squared and
coursed rubble walls with ashlar dressings. Slate roof with gable ends and
rendered stone stacks. T-plan with C18 extension to the right which has been
connected in turn to a former ancillary building. C19 addition to rear left.
Projecting 2 storey and attic porch to front. 2 storeys with attic and cellars.
Main range of 4 bays. All main windows are stone mullioned with chamfered jambs
and mullions having casements with no glazing bars and square moulded stone labels
The porch has 2-light square headed casements with no glazing bars. 3 dormers in
attic with wooden casements. One central and 2 end stacks. To the right the
former ancillary building presents a gable to the front and has C20 stone
mullioned windows to match those of the original range. The connecting range has
small wooden casements under segmental arches. Internally there are some exposed
chamfered ceiling beams and there are some c 1800 doors and fittings. "RCHM,
Dorset, Vol III", HMSO, 1970, p 282, no 43.


Listing NGR: ST7858813822

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