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Askerwell House, Askerswell

Description: Askerwell House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 7 August 1952
English Heritage Building ID: 105032

OS Grid Reference: SY5310692623
OS Grid Coordinates: 353106, 92623
Latitude/Longitude: 50.7313, -2.6658

Locality: Askerswell
Local Authority: West Dorset District Council
County: Dorset
Country: England
Postcode: DT2 9EJ

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Listing Text


3/12 Askerswell House
- II

Detached House, former Rectory. Dated: "Deo Gloria 1851" on canted
bay (stone-shield). Ashlar stone walls, with a moulded plinth.
Slate roofs, pentice and hipped at left hand, and gabled to front
at right hand with stone gable-coping and kneelers. Dressed stone
stacks, at left hand (base of hip), and projecting stack with set-
offs and moulded cornice up the right hand gable, 2 storeys and dormers.
3 windows to front entrance elevation, and gabled bay right of that.
Left to right: pentice-bay, 3- and 2-light stone mullions with
returned labels over, cast-iron original casements with glazing-bars
and lozenges at intersections. Bay 2: 2-storey canted-bay window,
with 3-light stone mullions to front, one at sides. Same casements.
Pedimented dormer over with same 2-light casements. Bay 3: Front
doorway, pointed arch with label and stops, moulded jambs. Recess-
panel door with Y-tracery head. 2-light casement over with label
of the above type pedimented dormer over, of usual type. Bay 4:
gabled with stack as mentioned above. South elevation has canted
oriel at left hand side, and large 3-light casement right of this.
Parapet is gabled up over each window bay, and has an octagonal
standard projecting above apex. The casements are an important
element in the design.

Listing NGR: SY5310692623

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Source: English Heritage

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