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Description: Blackdown House, and Former Dairy Range
Date Listed: 4 December 1951
English Heritage Building ID: 105013
OS Grid Reference: ST3989703012
OS Grid Coordinates: 339897, 103012
Latitude/Longitude: 50.8235, -2.8546
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ST 30 SE BROADWINDSOR BLACKDOWN
3/21 Blackdown House,
and former Dairy
Large House in grounds. Late C17, datestone P.M.I. 1697 over south
door, with Cl9 rebuilding, and extension of home to west. Dressed
stone walls, with slate roofs hipped at right hand end. Cl9 extension
is gabled to the south at left hand. One stone stack with cornice, on site
of former left hand gable, and rendered stack at right hand eaves.
2 storeys. 5 windows to the original front (C17), south elevation.
2-light stone mullions (ovolos) with C20 metal casements set in with
lead lights. Continuous label over ground floor and first floor,each
returned. Gabled dormers of 2-lights, hollow-chamfered. Former front
door with stone jambs and depressed arch in a square head. Stone
pediment over, carried on volute brackets. Door has four fielded panels
with a glass light over. Late C19 gabled wing at left hand has a
4-light stone mullion with a high cross-transom and returned label over.
First floor, has one of 2-lights. West wall has Pinney crest of 3
cross-crosslets fitché with a gauntleted hand holding another over.
Rear of home (present front entrance) of 2½ storeys, irregularly
spaced windows of 2- and 4-lights (ovolos) with separate returned labels
over. Front vestibule, in angle, C20. Rubble stone with stone jambs
to door. Gabled-in brick range with slate roofs to former dairy. One
inserted brick stack.
Source: R.C.H.M. Dorset I, p 54(5).
Listing NGR: ST3989703012
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Source: English Heritage
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