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Castle Hill House (Maternity Annexe to Westminster Memorial Hospital), Shaftesbury

Description: Castle Hill House (Maternity Annexe to Westminster Memorial Hospital)

Grade: II
Date Listed: 15 October 1973
English Heritage Building ID: 101979

OS Grid Reference: ST8601022951
OS Grid Coordinates: 386010, 122951
Latitude/Longitude: 51.0058, -2.2008

Location: B3091, Shaftesbury, Dorset SP7 8AX

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

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Listing Text

1.
1615 BIMPORT
(North-West Side)
Castle Hill House
(Maternity Annexe to
Westminster Memorial
Hospital)
ST 8622 2/24
II
2.
Late C18 house in own grounds. Main front at right angles to road. Rough
ashlar walls, cornice, parapet. Additions at back. Main front is 2-storey,
3-window, the 1st floor windows being sashes with stone architraves and
projecting keys. Flanking doorway on ground floor are Venetian windows
with strip pilasters between lights and dentil entablatures. Round heads
to side lights and moulded archivolts to central lights. Good doorway
with segmental dentil hood supported on enriched console brackets. Frieze
has swag-and-vase enrichment of "Adam" type. Flight of steps leads up
to doorway; 6 steps flanked by iron handrails terminating at base in scrolls.


Listing NGR: ST8601022951

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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