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Stone House, Shaftesbury

Description: Stone House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 15 October 1973
English Heritage Building ID: 102015

OS Grid Reference: ST8655622102
OS Grid Coordinates: 386556, 122102
Latitude/Longitude: 50.9982, -2.1929

Locality: Shaftesbury
Local Authority: North Dorset District Council
County: Dorset
Country: England
Postcode: SP7 0LT

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Listing Text

(West Side)
No 25 (Stone House)
ST 8622 7/161
Late C18 to early C19 and later. Wide low frontage to road, Stone rubble;
slate roof with red tiled ridges. Windowless bay at south end. To north
of this and recessed behind a space now resembling an area, original entrances
to cottages; wooden boarded door to left hand, shuttered window to right
hand, both with basement windows below; space enclosed by C19 railings
and gates. Lean-to annexe with door at north end and another addition
with gabled roof to north of this. 2-storey 4-bay south front of rough
ashlar. Windows 4 panes wide in reveals; keystones to upper windows.
Porch with gabled roof has been removed; glazed door. Modern door at left
hand end. Stone rubble wall with stone capping adjoins the house in south-east
corner. Pier with peaked capping. To south of wall and pier, C19 railings.
Rails curved at top in pairs alternate with rails with spear shaped finials;
gates flanked by square standards with urn finials. Originally steps led
down from gates to garden. Once 2 cottages. Deeds of 1843 refer to an
occupant who had been living in the house for some 45 years.

Listing NGR: ST8655622102

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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