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Milton Manor Hotel, Milton Abbas

Description: Milton Manor Hotel

Grade: II
Date Listed: 10 October 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 103562

OS Grid Reference: ST8120802194
OS Grid Coordinates: 381208, 102194
Latitude/Longitude: 50.8190, -2.2681

Location: 2 Hill House Bungalow, Milton Abbas DT11 0AZ

Locality: Milton Abbas
Local Authority: North Dorset District Council
County: Dorset
Country: England
Postcode: DT11 0AZ

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Listing Text


3/146 Milton Manor Hotel


Marked on OS Map as Hill House. Country house, now used as hotel. Original
(centre) section a mid-C19 cottage; enlarged in early C20 in Arts and Crafts
style. Rear range has roughcast walls, slate roofs part hipped, part gabled,
roughcast stacks. Part 2-storeys, part single storey. Front range has walls
of rubble stone up to first floor level with stone slate hanging above, stone
slate hipped roof, 4 rubble stone stacks along ridge, those in centre set
diagonally. One storey and attic. This range of E-plan form, with projecting
gabled wings each end and central gabled porch. Each side of the porch, the
roof of the centre section brought down to form a verandah. Open porch on
octagonal stone piers supporting a canted lintel formed of stone slates set
on edge. Glazed oak doors. Above these, in gable, a twin canted oriel window
with lead lights and hipped roof, on a shaped oak bracket. Each side of porch,
on ground floor, a 3-light stone mullioned window with lead lights. 2 gabled
dormers in attic with oak mullioned windows with lead lights. In the wings at
each end, ground floors each have a 4-light stone mullioned and transomed window
with lead lights. Attics each have a 4-light oak mullioned window with lead
lights. In rear wing the centre section has oak mullioned and transomed windows.
Rear (service) block has plain sashes. Internally, the front range has an oak
staircase in Jacobean style with heavy square turned balusters. 4-centred
arched stone fireplace with Coats of Arms. Oak panelling in several rooms.
Interesting example of Arts and Crafts design.

Listing NGR: ST8120802194

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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