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Premises Occupied by Dorset County Library, Shaftesbury

Description: Premises Occupied by Dorset County Library

Grade: II
Date Listed: 15 October 1973
English Heritage Building ID: 101960

OS Grid Reference: ST8642623125
OS Grid Coordinates: 386426, 123125
Latitude/Longitude: 51.0074, -2.1948

Location: Barton Hill, Shaftesbury, Dorset SP7 8AE

Locality: Shaftesbury
Local Authority: North Dorset District Council
County: Dorset
Country: England
Postcode: SP7 8AE

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Listing Text

(South Side)
Premises occupied by
Dorset County Library
ST 8623 1/123
Good Victorian essay in a Georgian manner. 2 storeys and attic. 3 windows.
Slate gabled roof; narrow flanking stacks of ashlar with capping. Rough
ashlar front. Giant pilasters at ends and flanking each window bay with
dentil course and band above at eaves level. Band above ground floor.
Windows in reveals; no glazing bars; moulded stone architraves with keystones;
shaped aprons. Round-headed doorway; door in reveals; architrave with
keystone; round-headed stone hood resting on corbels on shaped stone brackets;
small ball finial over.

Listing NGR: ST8631923066

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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