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Oak House Stores, Yetminster

Description: Oak House Stores

Grade: II
Date Listed: 31 July 1961
English Heritage Building ID: 106169

OS Grid Reference: ST5952810793
OS Grid Coordinates: 359528, 110793
Latitude/Longitude: 50.8952, -2.5768

Location: 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

ST 5910 (North side)

11/152 Oak House Stores


Shop with living accommodation over, originally of one build with Minster
Cottage (q.v.). Enriched date stone over door 1607, with initials. Rubble
stone walls, slate roof with coped gable at right end - simulated circular
stack at apex. 2 storeys and attic. Continuous string course at first
floor level stepped up over door. Part-glazed shop door in stone 4-centred
arched opening. Ground floor has, left of door, one 4-light stone mullioned
window with enlarged centre mullion - shared with Minster Cottage (q.v.).
Right of the door, a C19 shop front with moulded timber cornice and fascia,
and blocked central door. First floor has, left of door, one 3-light stone
mullioned window. Right of the door 4 C20 casements in ashlar surrounds
with keystones. Attic has one gabled dormer with casements. C18-19 rear
extension with rubble stone walls and tiled roof. Internally, in shop, a
large open fireplace with 4-centred stone arch. Left of this a semi-circular
recess - possible site of newel stair. One stop-chamfered ceiling beam.
(RCHM Monument 20 Dorset. Vol. I. R Machin. "The Houses of Yetminster".
University of Bristol. 1978)

Listing NGR: ST5952810793

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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