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Description: Shroton House
Date Listed: 14 July 1955
English Heritage Building ID: 103200
OS Grid Reference: ST8571512990
OS Grid Coordinates: 385715, 112990
Latitude/Longitude: 50.9162, -2.2046
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ST 8512 & S7 81 SW IWERNE COURTNEY OR SHROTON TELEGRAPH STREET
3/111 11/111 Shroton House
House, dated 'William Jeanes 1728' and 'William and Ann Jeanes 1736' with additions
and alterations at various dates in the C18, C19 and C20. L-plan with infilling.
Roughcast and Flemish bond brickwork. Slated and tiled roofs partially masked by
parapet. Brick stacks in various locations. 2 storeys with attics and basements.
South front of 7 bays with central 2-storey bow. To the right of this is a late
C19 porch with flat roof and balustrade. 3 french doors to the left of the range.
12 pane sashes with glazing bars. An C18 lead downpipe has an ornate rainwater
head with acanthus enrichment. The front has a giant order of Doric pilasters
flanking the main features of the facade and marking its extremity. . Each pilaster
bears an entablature. The east front was originally of 4 bays but the 2 to the
south have had their fenestration blocked. Those to the right have their original
segmentally headed, 12 pane sashes with thick glazing bars. Hipped dormers to the
attic. Central basement plank door.
Internal features (RCHM): panelling of the C18 and C19; C18 staircase with open
strings, scrolled spandrels, turned balusters and moulded
handrails; C18 fireplaces and overmantels (RCHM, Dorset, vol III, p 128/9, no 4)
Listing NGR: ST8571012994
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Source: English Heritage
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