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Dale House, Blandford Forum

Description: Dale House

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 27 October 1950
English Heritage Building ID: 102249

OS Grid Reference: ST8856106639
OS Grid Coordinates: 388561, 106639
Latitude/Longitude: 50.8592, -2.1639

Location: B3082, Blandford Forum, Dorset DT11 7PY

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

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Listing Text

(West Side)
Dale House
ST 8806 1/90 27.lO.50.


Detached house set back in garden. The centre block appears to date from about
1690 or 1700 and so must have escaped the fire of 1731. Later additions at
sides and many other alterations, probably including moving of front door.
The central block is 2-storey 5-window red brick with stone quoins. Hipped plain
tile roof with stone slates near eaves. Hipped dormers, probably altered.
Central chimney surrounded by flat roof. Coved eaves cornice. Centre bay of
front breaks forward and the cove is continued up the verges of a small gable
giving the effect of an open pediment.
(cf. Ryve's Almshouses). The central 1st floor window has semi-circular head,
imposts and key. The oval stone window on this front may have been inserted
later in the place of the original doorway. This is now on the South side
and has a segmental stone pediment dated 1689.

Listing NGR: ST8856106639

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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