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Description: Priors Cleve
Date Listed: 11 July 1951
English Heritage Building ID: 106172
OS Grid Reference: ST5947610795
OS Grid Coordinates: 359476, 110795
Latitude/Longitude: 50.8952, -2.5776
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ST 5910 (South side)
11/155 Priors Cleve,
11.7.51 as "Cleave Priors")
Detached house. Early - mid C17 - enlarged mid C20. Rubble stone walls,
stone slate roof with coped gables. Brick end stacks. Original front range
with 2 attached rear ranges forming square plan. 2 storeys. East (original
entrance) front has porch with a 2-light stone mullioned window replacing
door. Ground floor has two 3-light stone mullioned windows with lead lights,
and hoodmoulds. First floor has 2 similar windows. Flanking the porch,
timber ionic pilasters extending to eaves level. Present entrance with
re-used door in north wall of rear wing - this extended to west in C20 in
matching style. Internally, one ground floor room in main range has large
open fireplace with curved timber lintel. Some deep chamfered ceiling beams.
Staircase incorporates C17 turned balusters and renewals. Interior somewhat
altered, with some re-set features. (RCHM Monument 8. Dorset. Vol. I)
Listing NGR: ST5947610795
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Source: English Heritage
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