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Stock Gaylard House, Lydlinch

Description: Stock Gaylard House

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 4 October 1960
English Heritage Building ID: 102571

OS Grid Reference: ST7220513007
OS Grid Coordinates: 372205, 113007
Latitude/Longitude: 50.9159, -2.3967

Location: Lydlinch, Dorset DT10 2BG

Locality: Lydlinch
Local Authority: North Dorset District Council
County: Dorset
Country: England
Postcode: DT10 2BG

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Listing Text

ST 71 SW
4/70 Stock Gaylard House
G.V. II*
Country house, eastern parts early C18 (dated 1712 by oral tradition), remodelled
and extended westwards late C18 with further C19 additions. Late C18 work
probably for John Berkeley Burland. Rubble walls, mostly rendered with mainly
hipped stone slate roofs and some slates. Brick stacks. East facade: Symmetrical
2 storeys and attic; 2.3.2.Pedimented centre pavilion projects slightly. Sash
windows with moulded stone architraves All but the 3 upper floor centre windows
(which have plate glass dated 1867) have glazing bars. Central glazed door
flanked by stone pilasters bearing a dentilled pediment. To the rear is a late C18
kitchen range (possibly once detached) with mullioned and transomed windows with
leaded-lights. Internal features: some rooms have late C18 plasterwork friezes;
hall has fireplace with mutules below mantleshelf and bearing swags with portrait
medallion of John Berkley Burland above; drawing room has raised ceiling and
wooden fireplace bearing wreathed musical instruments; dining room has recess flanked
by Ionic columns; various late C18 doorways and fireplaces. Late C18 stair with open
strings, scrolled spandrels, newel posts in form of Doric columns and moulded,
ramped handrails. Landing opening overlooking stair flanked by 2 Ionic columns.
"RCHM, Dorset, vol III" p 139, no 5.

Listing NGR: ST7220513007

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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