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Devon House, Yetminster

Description: Devon House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 8 October 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 106164

OS Grid Reference: ST5946710839
OS Grid Coordinates: 359467, 110839
Latitude/Longitude: 50.8956, -2.5777

Location: 1 High Street, Yetminster, Dorset DT9 6LF

Locality: Yetminster
Local Authority: West Dorset District Council
County: Dorset
Country: England
Postcode: DT9 6LF

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Listing Text

(North side)

11/147 Devon House


House at right end of terrace. Early-mid C18. Rubble stone walls, slate
roof with coped gables, brick end stacks. 2 storeys. L-shaped plan, with
projecting rear wing at left end. Flat band at first floor level. 6-panel
moulded panel door, in moulded stone surround, under shallow segmental hood
on brackets with ball pendants. Ground floor has two 4-light stone mullion
windows with moulded stone surrounds - chamfered mullions with flat fillet.
Casements with centre horizontal bar. First floor has two 3-light and one
2-light similar windows. Later, rear range, creating a double-pile plan,
with parallel roofs. Rear wing, originally outbuilding, includes a stable
and part-demolished barn. Internally, left ground floor room has large
open fireplace with curved-timber lintel. Interior much altered, but
original roof structure survives with coupled common rafters - no ridge
piece. Interesting transitional design - from sub-medieval to classical

Listing NGR: ST5946710839

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Source: English Heritage

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