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Fordington House. Entrance Gates, Dorchester

Description: Fordington House. Entrance Gates

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 8 May 1950
English Heritage Building ID: 104397

OS Grid Reference: SY6985290242
OS Grid Coordinates: 369852, 90242
Latitude/Longitude: 50.7110, -2.4283

Location: Kings Road, Dorchester, Dorset DT1 1EW

Locality: Dorchester
Local Authority: West Dorset District Council
County: Dorset
Country: England
Postcode: DT1 1EW

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Listing Text

(West Side)
Fordington House.
Entrance gates.
SY 6990 7/117 8.5.50.
Mid C18. Stucco. 2 storeys and attics. 7 sashes with glazing bars, 3 in centre
cased. Central 3 bays break forward slightly and are crowned by modillioned pediment.
Eaves cornice with modillions and egg-and-dart moulding. Attic dormers have
flanking half-columns.
Early C19 west wing. 2 storeys.7 windows with trellis verandah. North side is
red brick.
Entrance gates in Icen Way have ashlar piers with ball finials.
Fordington House forms a group with all the listed buildings on the east side of
Kings Road and the farm buildings in Athelstan Road.

Listing NGR: SY6979490321

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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