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Winterborne Zelstone House, Winterborne Zelston

Description: Winterborne Zelstone House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 14 July 1955
English Heritage Building ID: 103612

OS Grid Reference: SY8986197796
OS Grid Coordinates: 389861, 97796
Latitude/Longitude: 50.7797, -2.1452

Location: The Street, Winterborne Zelston, Dorset DT11 9EU

Locality: Winterborne Zelston
Local Authority: North Dorset District Council
County: Dorset
Country: England
Postcode: DT11 9EU

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Listing Text


16/196 Winterborne Zelstone
House (formerly listed
14-7-55 as Winterbourne Farmhouse)

Detached house. Rear range mid-C18, front range early C19. Brick walls,
with dentil cornice to rear range. Tiled roof to rear range, slate roof to
front range. Brick end stacks. 2 storeys. Double-pile plan with parallel
ridges, and rear wing at right end, (part of original structure). Front
range in Regency style. In centre, recessed section flanked by shallow
brick pilasters. Ground floor of this infilled to form porch, with stone
pilasters, pair of glazed doors with bordered glazing, side-lights and
fanlight with intersecting glazing. Balcony over with ornamental iron
trellis. Each side of centre section 2 sash windows with glazing bars on
each floor. In earlier rear range - panelled door under flat hood on shaped
brackets; casement windows with cast iron glazing.

Internally, in front range, one ground floor room has a re-set C18 carved
pine fireplace. Original cornices and joinery in these rooms. Stair, in
rear range, has cut string, plain balusters and turned newels. Cellar under
front range has brick vaulting, supported on a cast iron Tuscan column.
Raised garden at rear has cob wall with tiled capping. (RCHM Monument 3.
Dorset. Vol.III.)

Listing NGR: SY8986197796

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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