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Description: Building 10 Metres South-East of Clifton House (The Library)
Date Listed: 2 June 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 105584
OS Grid Reference: ST5765613894
OS Grid Coordinates: 357656, 113894
Latitude/Longitude: 50.9229, -2.6038
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ST 51 SE -
8/44 Building 10 metres
south-east of Clifton
House (The Library)
Detached Building, original use uncertain, now housing the library. Mid C16.
Formerly it extended further north. Dressed stone walls with Ham stone dressings
and clay-tile roofs with stone gable-copings. Stone stack with moulded cornice
on the south-east gable. Two storeys with cellars. North face, stumps of
two walls formerly projecting north. Two-light stone mullion windows with
four-centred arches in square heads, not aligned one over the other. Doorway
with four-centred head. Plank door has overall pattern of recess quatrefoils
in circles, strap-hinges, C16. North-west angle has a projecting stair-turret,
with 2-light mullion windows on each face. It is entered by a doorway with
four-centred head on the east face, plank door with long strap-hinges, C16 or
C17. West elevation has a single-light window (first floor), and a stack
embrasure to the right of this, at first floor level. South elevation has a
4-light (ground) and 2-light stone mullion window, and two 2-light windows in
the gable-end to the east of this.
(RCHM Dorset I, p.99(1))
Listing NGR: ST5765613894
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Source: English Heritage
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