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Premises of J and J Loader Wheatsheaf (The Old Assembly Rooms), Sturminster Newton

Description: Premises of J and J Loader Wheatsheaf (The Old Assembly Rooms)

Grade: II
Date Listed: 4 October 1960
English Heritage Building ID: 102451

OS Grid Reference: ST7867514130
OS Grid Coordinates: 378675, 114130
Latitude/Longitude: 50.9262, -2.3048

Location: Market Place, Sturminster Newton, Dorset DT10 1AR

Locality: Sturminster Newton
Local Authority: North Dorset District Council
County: Dorset
Country: England
Postcode: DT10 1AR

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Listing Text


8/163 Premises of J and J
Loader and Wheatsheaf
4.10.60 (The Old Assembly Rooms)
(formerly listed as
Premises formerly
Crown Inn)


Assembly rooms and inn, now two shops, c 1800. Coursed and squared rubble,
slate roof with brick end stacks. Symmetrical. 2 storeys, 3 bays. Ground
floor has 2 C20 shop fronts flanking a central passage to the rear under an
eliptical arch. The upper floor has 3 3-light sashes in moulded architraves
with glazing bars under flat arches. Formerly the Crown Inn. "RCHM, Dorset
Vol III", HMSO, 1970, p 279, no 24. Newman, J and Pevsner, N "The Buildings
of England: Dorset", Penguin, 1972, p 407.

Listing NGR: ST7867614128

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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