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Description: The Old Court House Including Front Boundary Walls
Date Listed: 11 July 1951
English Heritage Building ID: 106156
OS Grid Reference: ST5929010847
OS Grid Coordinates: 359290, 110847
Latitude/Longitude: 50.8957, -2.5802
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ST 5910 HIGH STREET
11/139 The Old Court House,
11.7.51 including front
Detached house. Mid-late C17, with later C17 or C18 extension at right end.
Rubble stone walls, with some remains of old plaster, and ashlar quoins and
dressings. Tiled roof with coped gables, 2 brick stacks on ridge, one being
at front of gabled projection. L-shaped plan with projecting wing at
left end, this with shaped finial. 2 storeys. Porch in angle of 2 copings;
with lean-to roof. Original ledged door in moulded frame, in 4-centred arched
opening. In left gable wall, one single-light window with moulded surround '
and hoodmould, at mezzanine level. Right side wall of wing has, on ground
floor, one circular window and one 4-light stone mullioned window with
hoodmould. Similar 3-light window on first floor. In main range parallel
to road, ground floor has one similar 4-light window and one single-light
window. First floor has one 2-light and one 3-light similar window. All
windows have casements with centre horizontal bar. Various C20 rear additions.
Internally, front ground floor room in wing has C18 moulded panelling. Plank
and muntin partitions on ground and first floor. Some chamfered and some moulded
ceiling beams. Front boundary wall of rubble stone, with flat coping. Front
boundary wall left of house, of rubble stone with vertically laid rubble coping.
(RCHM Monument 13. Dorset. Vol. I R Machin, "The Houses of Yetminster".
University of Bristol. 1978.)
Listing NGR: ST5929010847
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Source: English Heritage
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