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Description: Stable Court Approximately 175m South-East of Clayesmore School
Date Listed: 24 June 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 103209
OS Grid Reference: ST8643514562
OS Grid Coordinates: 386435, 114562
Latitude/Longitude: 50.9303, -2.1944
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ST 8614 IWERNE MINSTER BLANDFORD ROAD (West Side)
10/119 Stable Court approximately 175m
south-east of Clayesmore School
Stable-court, now school laboratories and dormitories, c.1880. By
Alfred Waterhouse for Lord Wolverton. Brick with some timber-framing in
the clock-tower. Tiled roofs with asymmetrically placed brick stacks.
A pictureque, High Victorian composition. Single storey with attics,
irregular fenestration. Various casements with glazing bars, some under
segmental brick heads. Entrance arch has clock-tower over; this has
tourelle to the left and buttress with 'tumbled-in' brickwork right. Pyramidal
roof with pedimented, projecting clock. Pointed arch of 2 orders. To the
right of the range a projecting chimney which balances the composition has
its top stage missing. Projecting gable with patterned brickwork left.
Attached and at right angles is the former fire-station building. (Newman, J
and Pevsner, N. The Buildings of England: Dorset, 1972, p.240).
Listing NGR: ST8643514562
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Source: English Heritage
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