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Description: Lower Silton
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
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ST 73 SE SILTON FANTLEY LANE
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
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Source: English Heritage
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