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Lyston House, Blandford Forum

Description: Lyston House

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 27 October 1950
English Heritage Building ID: 102184

OS Grid Reference: ST8868606350
OS Grid Coordinates: 388686, 106350
Latitude/Longitude: 50.8566, -2.1621

Location: B3082, Blandford Forum, Dorset DT11 7DR

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

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Listing Text

(North Side)
No 32
[Lyston House]
ST 8806 1/37 27.10.50.


Probably post 173l to mid C18.
2-storey 5-window front. 2 hipped dormers. Enriched modillion eaves cornice
in rather poor repair. Usual brickwork. Brick quoin pilasters, plinth and
string. Centre projects slightly. Sash windows with wide glazing bars and
brick keys. Sunk aprons except under central 1st floor window, where the apron
is raised. Doorway has narrow pilasters and pedimented hood on moulded and
voluted brackets Railings removed.
Early C19 lower projecting wing on right-hand side. Apart from the doorway
pertinent, which has probably been altered, this is a very perfect small Georgian
brick front. Staircase; fielded panelling in front room; fireplace [see RCHM].

Nos 28 to 42 (even) and Dry Cleaners form a group.

Listing NGR: ST8868406350

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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