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Description: Stables Immediately East of Compton House
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
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ST 5816-5916 COMPTON PARK
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
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Source: English Heritage
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