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The Old Rectory, Garden Wall and Archway, Stalbridge

Description: The Old Rectory, Garden Wall and Archway

Grade: II
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

Location: 31 High Street, Stalbridge, Dorset DT10 2LL

Locality: Stalbridge
Local Authority: North Dorset District Council
County: Dorset
Country: England
Postcode: DT10 2LL

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Listing Text


6/29 The Old Rectory garden wall
and archway


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

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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