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Lower Silton, Silton

Description: Lower Silton

Grade: II
Date Listed: 3 January 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 103074

OS Grid Reference: ST7873530398
OS Grid Coordinates: 378735, 130398
Latitude/Longitude: 51.0725, -2.3049

Location: 7 Fantley Lane, Silton, Dorset SP8 5AH

Locality: Silton
Local Authority: North Dorset District Council
County: Dorset
Country: England
Postcode: SP8 5AH

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Listing Text


1/111 Lower Silton


House, probably late C18. Rubble walls with tiled roof with stone
slate verges, end brick stacks. 2 storeys, 3 window range. 3-light
casement windows with glazing bars, the uppermost lights having
pointed heads. The ground floor has 2 canted bays. Central glazed
door. Internal features (RCHM): west room has cornice with cable and
egg and dart mouldings; east room has C18 chimney piece with carton-
pierre enrichment. The house is reputed to contain murals painted by
William Blake, painted over by a later occupant.
(RCHM, Dorset, vol IV, P79, No 5. Moore, Doris, Footsteps from the
Past, 1968, privately printed).

Listing NGR: ST7873530398

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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