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The Old Rectory, Winterborne Zelston

Description: The Old Rectory

Grade: II
Date Listed: 10 October 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 103614

OS Grid Reference: SY8980497731
OS Grid Coordinates: 389804, 97731
Latitude/Longitude: 50.7791, -2.1460

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


16/198 The Old Rectory


Detached house - former rectory. Mainly C17 but may incorporate earlier
work. Re-roofed and refaced in C19. Mainly plastered walls; slate roof,
hipped at left end; brick stack left of centre. In 2 parts. Left section
of 2 storeys, has panelled door in C20 trellised porch. Ground floor has
pair of French doors, and 4 casement windows with horizontal glazing bars.
4 similar windows on first floor. Right section, of one storey and attic,
has steeper pitched slate roof. Slated lean-to at right end. Glazed door.
Ground floor has 3 casement windows with horizontal glazing bars. Attic
has 2 gabled dormers with casements. Left gable wall buttressed. Rear wall
part brick, part plastered cob, has angled squint on ground floor. Traces
of blocked opening at intermediate level.

Internally, left of ground floor room has deep chamfered and stopped ceiling
beams, on stone corbels. Stone fireplace with flat lintel and moulded
surround. Main stairs, C17, with closed string and heavy turned balusters,
extends into loft. Timber-framed partition in former cross-passage. Centre
room has deep chamfered ceiling beams and large open fireplace with timber
lintel. C18 raised panel doors and dado. Stairs at right end have shaped
splat balusters at upper landing - C17. Left first floor room has deep
chamfered ceiling beams. Included for interior features. (RCHM Monument 2.
Dorset, Vol.III.)

Listing NGR: SY8980497731

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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