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Newton House, Sturminster Newton

Description: Newton House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 4 October 1960
English Heritage Building ID: 102473

OS Grid Reference: ST7814313411
OS Grid Coordinates: 378143, 113411
Latitude/Longitude: 50.9197, -2.3123

Location: Newton Hill, Sturminster Newton, Dorset DT10 2DQ

Locality: Sturminster Newton
Local Authority: North Dorset District Council
County: Dorset
Country: England
Postcode: DT10 2DQ

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Listing Text


9/95 Newton House

House, dated 1789 but possibly with earlier core. Rubble and ashlar, north facade
roughcast. Half-hipped tiled roof with 2 brick stacks each one-third in from ends.
Classical derailing applied to an asymmetric front. 2 storeys and attic, 5 bays.
All windows except the upper floor central are 6-pane sashes with vertical glazing
bars in moulded architraves. Central porch with Doric columns and dentilled
entablature. Entablature bears triglyphs and medallions in the frieze. The
capitals of the columns bear flower motifs. The porch supports a canted bay,with
4-pane wooden sashes. 2 gabled dormers with 2-light wooden casements with horizontal
glazing bars. The left stack bears a date stone. The right stack is C20. To the
rear is a thatched brick wing. "RCHM, Dorset Vol III", HMSO 1970, p 284, No 54.

Listing NGR: ST7814313411

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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