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Description: Preston House
Date Listed: 24 June 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 103206
OS Grid Reference: ST8641813959
OS Grid Coordinates: 386418, 113959
Latitude/Longitude: 50.9249, -2.1946
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ST 81 SE IWERNE MINISTER
4/116 Preston House
Farmhouse, C17 with extensive alterations and additions of the C19. Main-
facade of ashlar with remainder of house in flint and rubble with ashlar
quoins. Tiled roof with end brick stacks. L-plan with late C19 addition
in re-entrant angle. Main facade symmetrical. 2 storeys, 5 window range.
2-light casements with glazing bars under returned labels. Bulls-eye
window to upper floor central. Central doorway flanked by Tuscan columns
supporting open pedimental hood. Glazed door with transom-light. Remains
of C17 stone windows to rear.
Internal features (RCHM): C18 carved wood fireplace surrounds;first floor
C17 fireplace with moulded 4-centred head and continuous jambs with run-out
stops. (RCHM, Dorset, vol.II, p.39, no. 6).
Listing NGR: ST8641813959
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Source: English Heritage
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