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Latitude: 50.9162 / 50°54'58"N
Longitude: -2.2046 / 2°12'16"W
OS Eastings: 385715
OS Northings: 112990
OS Grid: ST857129
Mapcode National: GBR 1YN.FGS
Mapcode Global: FRA 668P.8Z3
Entry Name: Shroton House
Listing Date: 14 July 1955
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1324614
English Heritage Legacy ID: 103200
Location: Iwerne Courtney or Shroton, North Dorset, Dorset, DT11
District: North Dorset
Civil Parish: Iwerne Courtney or Shroton
Traditional County: Dorset
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Dorset
Church of England Parish: Iwerne Courtney (Shroton) and Iwerne Steepleton St Mary
Church of England Diocese: Salisbury
ST 8512 & S7 81 SW IWERNE COURTNEY OR SHROTON TELEGRAPH STREET
3/111 11/111 Shroton House
House, dated 'William Jeanes 1728' and 'William and Ann Jeanes 1736' with additions
and alterations at various dates in the C18, C19 and C20. L-plan with infilling.
Roughcast and Flemish bond brickwork. Slated and tiled roofs partially masked by
parapet. Brick stacks in various locations. 2 storeys with attics and basements.
South front of 7 bays with central 2-storey bow. To the right of this is a late
C19 porch with flat roof and balustrade. 3 french doors to the left of the range.
12 pane sashes with glazing bars. An C18 lead downpipe has an ornate rainwater
head with acanthus enrichment. The front has a giant order of Doric pilasters
flanking the main features of the facade and marking its extremity. . Each pilaster
bears an entablature. The east front was originally of 4 bays but the 2 to the
south have had their fenestration blocked. Those to the right have their original
segmentally headed, 12 pane sashes with thick glazing bars. Hipped dormers to the
attic. Central basement plank door.
Internal features (RCHM): panelling of the C18 and C19; C18 staircase with open
strings, scrolled spandrels, turned balusters and moulded
handrails; C18 fireplaces and overmantels (RCHM, Dorset, vol III, p 128/9, no 4)
Listing NGR: ST8571012994
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