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Rock House, Including Boundary Wall and Pump, Yetminster

Description: Rock House, Including Boundary Wall and Pump

Grade: II
Date Listed: 31 July 1961
English Heritage Building ID: 106181

OS Grid Reference: ST5933010830
OS Grid Coordinates: 359330, 110830
Latitude/Longitude: 50.8955, -2.5796

Location: Queen Street, Yetminster, Dorset DT9 6LL

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

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Listing Text

(West side)

11/164 Rock House,
including boundary
31.7.61 wall and pump


Detached house, c1720, altered in early C19. Rubble stone walls with raised
ashlar quoins, tiled roof with coped gables, brick end stacks. 2 storey and
attics. L-shaped plan, with a later C19 rear infil block. East elevation, to
Queen Street, has a 6-panel raised panel door in open porch with concave pyramidal
roof on slender columns. Ground floor has 2 stone mullioned windows - flat
mullions, the one left of door with casements with glazing bars, the one right
of door with sashes with glazing bars. 2 similar windows on first floor. Small
casement in attic gable at right end. Elevation to High Street has, at left end,
a 2-storeyed semi-circular bow window, with stone mullions and sashes with
vertical glazing bars, moulded cornice and flat roof. Right of this on each
floor, a 2-light stone mullioned window with sashes with vertical glazing bars.
Pump at rear of house dated 1811. Internally: Ground floor room in south-east
corner has large fireplace with C18 surround. Room in north-east corner has
plaster cornice with acanthus detail. Several raised panel doors. Door at
rear of kitchen in chamfered stone surround. Stone boundary wall along High Street.

Listing NGR: ST5933010830

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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