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Higher Ansty House, Hilton

Description: Higher Ansty House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 10 October 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 103434

OS Grid Reference: ST7678603985
OS Grid Coordinates: 376786, 103985
Latitude/Longitude: 50.8349, -2.3310

Location: 1 Brightsmead, Hilton, Dorset DT2 7PT

Locality: Hilton
Local Authority: North Dorset District Council
County: Dorset
Country: England
Postcode: DT2 7PT

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Listing Text


2/21 Higher Ansty House

Detached house, formerly a farmhouse. Early C18 - but service range may be
earlier. Brick walls, plastered at front; tiled roof; brick end stacks projecting
externally from gable wall. Main block of double-pile plan with parallel roofs.
Service range at left end, set back, and projecting to rear. Main house of 2
storeys and attics. Service range extended to rear as a single-storeyed
outbuilding, of brick with tiled roof. C20 porch in angle of main block and
service range. This has plastered walls up to first floor; weatherboarded
above. C20 panelled door under moulded hood on brackets. In main block, ground
and first floors each have 2 sash windows with glazing bars. Attic has 2
segmental-roofed dormers with casements with glazing bars. In front wall of
service range, one casement window with lead lights on each floor. At right end
of main range a C20 single-storey extension with hipped roof. In rear wall of
main block, some casement windows with lead lights. C18 closed stone stair with
turned balusters and moulded handrail. Several C18 fireplace surrounds and
raised panel doors. RCHM Monument 16. (Dorset. Vol.III)

Listing NGR: ST7678603985

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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