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Eastway House, Blandford Forum

Description: Eastway House

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 27 October 1950
English Heritage Building ID: 102144

OS Grid Reference: ST8879406373
OS Grid Coordinates: 388794, 106373
Latitude/Longitude: 50.8568, -2.1606

Location: B3082, Blandford Forum, Dorset DT11 7DU

Locality: Blandford Forum
Local Authority: North Dorset District Council
County: Dorset
Country: England
Postcode: DT11 7DU

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Listing Text

(South Side)
No 5
(Eastway House)
ST 8806 1/12 27.10.50.


Possibly built after 1731, the Bastards' map shows a building in
the same building line as Nos 1 to 3 and 7 to 17 East Street, whereas
the present house is set well back. 5 window front set back, 2- storey and
attic. Usual brickwork. Closely set sash windows with keys. Brick strings.
Parapet has 3 stone vases and small moulded stone coping swept up to form gable
in centre, giving the effect of an open pediment. Round-headed windoi+i iti gable
with stone imposts and key. Rubble brick arch to central lst floor window has
shaped soffit and keystone. Fluted Ionic pilasters, dentil cornice and pedimen
t to doorcase. Iron balustrade fanlight, lion keystone, Iron balustrade to
entrance steps. Good contemporary plasterwork internally.

Nos 1 to 17 (odd) and Outbuildings behind Nos 1 and 3 form a group
being of particular interest because most of them date from the fire
of 1731. Also No 5 (Eastway House) forms a a group with Dwarf Wall,
gatepiers, Summerhouse.

Listing NGR: ST8879406373

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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