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The Great House, East Orchard

Description: The Great House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 16 August 1960
English Heritage Building ID: 102634

OS Grid Reference: ST8345316493
OS Grid Coordinates: 383453, 116493
Latitude/Longitude: 50.9476, -2.2369

Location: East Orchard, Dorset SP7 0LQ

Locality: East Orchard
Local Authority: North Dorset District Council
County: Dorset
Country: England
Postcode: SP7 0LQ

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Listing Text

ST 81 NW EAST ORCHARD

5/2 The Great House
16.8.60 II
House, C17 with C18 rear wing, ashlar, brick and chequered flint and
stone. Gabled, thatched roof with brick stack right and to left of
door. Symmetrical. 2 storeys, 3 window range. Upper floor has
4-light casement windows with glazing bars above. The ground floor
has C19 3-light sashes. Weathered string course. Internal features
(RCHM): 6-panel ceiling with deep chamfered, intersecting ceiling
beams; open fireplace; C17 stairs with moulded close strings, square
newel posts, moulded handrails and turned balusters.
RCHM, Dorset, vol IV, p 15, no 5.


Listing NGR: ST8345316493

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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