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Description: Bainly House
Date Listed: 3 January 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 102950
OS Grid Reference: ST7679327437
OS Grid Coordinates: 376793, 127437
Latitude/Longitude: 51.0458, -2.3324
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ST 72 NE GILLINGHAM BAINLY
2/108 Bainly House
(Partly in the
County of Somerset)
House, mid C18. Coursed rubble and ashlar with ashlar dressings. Gable-
ended slate roof, with sprocketted eaves, and end stone copings. End
brick stacks. Ashlar plat-bands at basement and first floor levels.
Rusticated quoins. Symmetrical. 2 storeys with attic and basement.
3 bay. 1:1:1. Central bay projects slightly. 16-pane sashes with
moulded stone architraves. Upper floor central has a Venetian window.
Central doorcase has broken triangular pediment supported on fluted
pilasters. Radiating semi-circular fanlight over door. The house
retains the overall form characteristic of a C17 house whilst incorporating
Palladian detailing. This building straddles the Dorset/Somerset border.
(RCHM Dorset, vol IV, p 33, no 60. Newman J and Pevsner N, The Buildings
of England: Dorset, Penguin, 1972, p 216).
Listing NGR: ST7679327437
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Source: English Heritage
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