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The Rectory, with Front Garden Railings, Charmouth

Description: The Rectory, with Front Garden Railings

Grade: II
Date Listed: 5 September 1960
English Heritage Building ID: 104704

OS Grid Reference: SY3621193606
OS Grid Coordinates: 336397, 93642
Latitude/Longitude: 50.7389, -2.9027

Location: The Street, Charmouth, Dorset DT6 6NU

Locality: Charmouth
Local Authority: West Dorset District Council
County: Dorset
Country: England
Postcode: DT6 6NU

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Listing Text


8/19 The Rectory, with
5.9.60 front garden railings
(formerly No 3
Hill Side)


Detached villa, one of three. 1827 by Joseph Wilson. Stone walls stuccoed,
with stucco plat-band. Low pyramidal slate roof with projecting modillion
eaves. 4 brick stacks; 2 at left hand eaves, 2 at right hand eaves. 2
storeys. 3 windows. Square sashes with thin glazing bars. Ground floor
with tall French windows with thin glazing bars, set in shallow elliptical-
headed recesses. Wooden trelliswork framing the windows, with copper
canopies. Front door at centre, wood with 6 recessed panels and 2 glass
lights. Semi-circular fanlight with glazing bars. Doorway with a reeded
pilaster surround with plain imposts and a dropped key over. Doorframe
itself with similar reeded motifs.

Interior: front rooms with rounded rear walls, and curving doors fitting
the arc. Reeded door knobs. Reeded cornices with disc-in-square decoration.
Back window with round head and pointed-arch glazing bars.

Iron railings and gate to street, with arrow-heads and urns at divisions,
standing on a sleeper wall. "RCHM, Dorset I", p 89 (7).

Listing NGR: SY3621193606

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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