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Horn Park, Beaminster

Description: Horn Park

Grade: II
Date Listed: 22 December 1983
English Heritage Building ID: 105069

OS Grid Reference: ST4652202789
OS Grid Coordinates: 346522, 102789
Latitude/Longitude: 50.8222, -2.7606

Location: Beaminster, Dorset DT8 3HB

Locality: Beaminster
Local Authority: West Dorset District Council
County: Dorset
Country: England
Postcode: DT8 3HB

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Listing Text

ST 40 SE
4/10 Horn Park
- II

Large House. 1911 by T. Lawrence Dale in Queen Anne style. East elevation: coursed
lias rubble walls and ashlar dressings. Applied quoin-work. Stone plat band.
Hipped tile roofs of bell-cast shape. Heavy wood cornice contains guttering.
2 stone stacks just below ridge with moulded cornices. Further stacks along South
elevation. 2 storeys and attics. 5 windows, sashes with wide glazing-bars, wide
flush wooden frames, wooden cills. 5 Dormers, 2-light casements and glazing bars
with hipped tile roofs over with boxed eaves. Door at centre, has a portico with
Tuscan order square piers (coupled) and a single Tuscan column to front. Large open
segmental pediment over with a recess-panelled soffit. Original entrance on south
elevation. Tuscan pilaster surround with open and broken segmental pediment over.
Stone cartouche with arms of Pinneys and cornucopia. Door is wood with 15 panels.
Interior: Drawing-room with segmental and cross-vaulted plaster ceiling. Fireplace
with thin rinceaux and cornucopia. Elliptical-arch corridor with plasterwork roses.
Doors are bolection-moulded in 2 panels. Staircase with turned wooden balusters.
Source: N. Pevsner, Dorset, p 88-9.

Listing NGR: ST4652202789

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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