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Description: Beech House
Date Listed: 4 October 1960
English Heritage Building ID: 102396
OS Grid Reference: ST7858813822
OS Grid Coordinates: 378588, 113822
Latitude/Longitude: 50.9235, -2.3060
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ST 7813 STURMINSTER NEWTON BRIDGE STREET (EAST SIDE)
9/114 Beech House
House Cl7 with C18, C19 and C20 additions and modifications. Squared and
coursed rubble walls with ashlar dressings. Slate roof with gable ends and
rendered stone stacks. T-plan with C18 extension to the right which has been
connected in turn to a former ancillary building. C19 addition to rear left.
Projecting 2 storey and attic porch to front. 2 storeys with attic and cellars.
Main range of 4 bays. All main windows are stone mullioned with chamfered jambs
and mullions having casements with no glazing bars and square moulded stone labels
The porch has 2-light square headed casements with no glazing bars. 3 dormers in
attic with wooden casements. One central and 2 end stacks. To the right the
former ancillary building presents a gable to the front and has C20 stone
mullioned windows to match those of the original range. The connecting range has
small wooden casements under segmental arches. Internally there are some exposed
chamfered ceiling beams and there are some c 1800 doors and fittings. "RCHM,
Dorset, Vol III", HMSO, 1970, p 282, no 43.
Listing NGR: ST7858813822
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Source: English Heritage
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