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Description: Dittisham Greendale
Date Listed: 26 April 1993
English Heritage Building ID: 101182
OS Grid Reference: SX8606855017
OS Grid Coordinates: 286068, 55017
Latitude/Longitude: 50.3840, -3.6039
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16/269 THE LEVEL
House. Circa 1840. Rendered stone rubble. Low pitched hipped slate roof
with deep eaves with shaped brackets and moulded cast-iron gutters. Stacks
with brick shafts.
Plan: Double depth square plan with 2 equal size principal rooms at the
front and on entrance passage between leading to a stair-well and pantry
behind the left hand room and kitchen behind the right hand room.
Exterior: 2 storeys. Symmetrically 3-window front. Original 12-pane
sashes with small horns. Central round-headed doorway with a semi-circular
fanlight with spiders web glazing bars, a late C20 glazed door and a late
C20 porch with tent-shaped canopy on timber posts.
The right hand return elevation has a symmetrical 2-window range of similar
sashes, except that the ground floor right has been replaced with a garden
door. The left hand side has a tall 15-pane stair sash to the left (rear)
and a late C19 or early C20 lean-to conservatory to the right. At the back
a C19 single storey dairy outshut with a small late C20 extension.
Interior: All the panelled doors and panelled internal window shutters
survive but the chimney pieces and plaster cornices have been removed. The
original open-well (almost a dog-leg) staircase has an open string, moulded
stick balusters and a moulded and mahogany hand rail ramped up to column
newels and wreathed over a twisted iron curtain newel.
Listing NGR: SX8606855017
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Source: English Heritage
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