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Stables Immediately East of Compton House, Over Compton

Description: Stables Immediately East of Compton House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 31 July 1961
English Heritage Building ID: 105637

OS Grid Reference: ST5945716828
OS Grid Coordinates: 359457, 116828
Latitude/Longitude: 50.9495, -2.5785

Location: Compton Road, Over Compton, Dorset DT9 4QN

Locality: Over Compton
Local Authority: West Dorset District Council
County: Dorset
Country: England
Postcode: DT9 4QN

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Listing Text

14/95 Stables immediately east
31.7.61 of Compton House
Stable-Block round three sides of courtyard. Early C19. Dressed stone
and ashlar walls. Slate roof with gable ends and stone gable-copings.
Two ashlar stone stacks on north ridge and gable. One stone stack on
gable of south range. Two storeys. Inner elevation: 4 bays, 6 bays,
4 bays. East range has the main elevation: central pair of bays are
pedimented and contain 2 round-headed carriage entrances, with a central
lunette in the tympanum. Matching bays either side, with a 2-light
mullion-and-transom window each side with hollow-chamfered stone mullions
and flat architraves. Iron casements and lead lights. 2-light mullion
windows over, untransomed. Outer flanking doors have flat stone architraves,
pulvinated frieze and cornice. North and south ranges have same architectural
details, north range has two 3-centred doorways, right of centre, with 2-leaf
plank doors. South range has similar details to north range. The rear
elevations have stable-windows and loft doors. (RCHM, Dorset I, p 103(2)).

Listing NGR: ST5945616839

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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