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Description: Marsh Court
Date Listed: 27 August 1976
English Heritage Building ID: 104801
OS Grid Reference: ST6768013823
OS Grid Coordinates: 367680, 113823
Latitude/Longitude: 50.9230, -2.4612
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ST 61 SE CAUNDLE MARSH NEW LANE
2/78 27-8-76 Marsh Court
Country house, core probably of 1731 with extensive remodelling and
wings of 1910. 1910 work by Macpherson and Richardson. Neo-Georgian,
somewhat in the style of Macartney. Coursed rubble walls, with
rusticated ashlar quoins and ashlar dressings. Stone slated hipped
roof with end and central stone stacks. 2 storeys and attic, 9 bays,
2:5:2. C2O sashes with glazing bars in ashlar architraves. Central
bay bears a centrepiece which may be original. This consists of a
door with ashlar architrave and pedimental hood on carved brackets
above which is an ashlar panel containing 2 arched lights and flanked
by carved side scrolls. To the rear are 2 stone mullioned windows,
possibly of the C17, reset. The central stack bears an inscription
DGM 1731. Internally there is a wide staircase of 1910 with twisted
RCHM, Dorset, vol III, p 56, no 8. Newman J and Pevsner, N. The
Buildings of England: Dorset, Penguin, 1972, pp 132-3.
Listing NGR: ST6768013823
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