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Description: The Old Rectory, Garden Wall and Archway
Date Listed: 20 October 1983
English Heritage Building ID: 102343
OS Grid Reference: ST7350518019
OS Grid Coordinates: 373505, 118019
Latitude/Longitude: 50.9610, -2.3786
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ST 7318 STALBRIDGE HIGH STREET (EAST SIDE)
6/29 The Old Rectory garden wall
House, dated 1699. Squared, coursed rubble walls with ashlar quoins and slate
roof. Originally symmetrical double-pile plan with 2 parallel roof ranges.
2 storeys and attic with 5 bay main range. C19 sash windows with no glazing
bars. Central door with C19 porch. Heavy cornice with modillions. Stone
end stacks. Plat band between ground and first floor, 2 bay service wing and
later additions to the left. Internally the staircase is an important feature
(RCHM). Garden wall forms arch over front gate and bears a flat hood with dentils
on scrolled brackets (possibly originally over front door). 'RCHM, Dorset,
Vol III', HMSO, 1970, p250, no. 5. Newman J and Pevsner N "The Buildings of
England: Dorset", Penguin, 1972, p396.
Listing NGR: ST7350518019
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Source: English Heritage
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