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Cedar Court, Spetisbury

Description: Cedar Court

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 14 July 1955
English Heritage Building ID: 103355

OS Grid Reference: ST9104302837
OS Grid Coordinates: 391043, 102837
Latitude/Longitude: 50.8250, -2.1285

Location: High Street, Spetisbury, Dorset DT11 9DP

Locality: Spetisbury
Local Authority: North Dorset District Council
County: Dorset
Country: England
Postcode: DT11 9DP

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Listing Text

(East side)

8/79 Cedar Court (Formerly
14-7-55 listed as The Rectory)


House, formerly Rectory, 1716, with alterations of c 1800 and mid C19. 1716
work for Dr Charles Sloper, c1800 work for Rev. Thomas Rackett, a noted naturalist
and mid C19 work for Rev. Henry Vizard. Flemish bond brickwork with tiled roofs
partially obscured behind parapets and end brick stacks. Partially 2 and
partially 3 storeys with attics. South west facade symmetrical, 5 bays. 1:3:1.
Central bays have broken pediment. C19 12-pane sashes under flat, gauged brick
arches. Round-headed central doorway with panelled reveals and decorated
fanlight. Panelled door. Flat porch on Corinthian columns and pilasters.
North-east front, near symmetrical, 5 bays. Mostly 18-pane sashes. First floor
left has 12-pane sashes. Ground floor has 2-light casements with leaded-lights.
Large central staircase stair with 52-pane sash. Gauged brick arches. 8-panel
part-glazed, first floor door under flat hood on Doric columns approached up a
flight of steps.
Internal features (RCHM): high quality oak staircase with marquetry inlay, Tuscan
column newels, turned and shaped balusters and moulded handrail; various rooms
with full height bolection-moulded panelling, C18 and C19 fireplaces. (RCHM,
Dorset, vol.III, p.244, no.3. Newman, J. and Pevsner, N., The Buildings of
England: Dorset, 1972, p.395. )

Listing NGR: ST9104302837

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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