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Garden Walls, Gateway and Terrace Balustrade Immediately to North of Cranborne Manor House, Cranborne

Description: Garden Walls, Gateway and Terrace Balustrade Immediately to North of Cranborne Manor House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 18 March 1955
English Heritage Building ID: 107341

OS Grid Reference: SU0531213281
OS Grid Coordinates: 405312, 113281
Latitude/Longitude: 50.9190, -1.9258

Location: 23 Salisbury Street, Cranborne, Dorset BH21 5PU

Locality: Cranborne
Local Authority: East Dorset District Council
County: Dorset
Country: England
Postcode: BH21 5PU

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Listing Text

SU 0513

11/4 Garden walls, gateway
and terrace balustrade
18.3.55 immediately to north of
Cranborne Manor House


Walls, gateway and terrace balustrade. Walls probably early C17, gateway C18
and terrace balustrade of 1610, remade 1647. Walls of flint and rubble with
weathered stone coping. Gatepiers of rusticated ashlar with moulded caps and
ball finials. Terrace balustrade of stone with symmetrical turned stone
balusters; approached up a short flight of steps. The original gateway and
terrace were reputedly broken by Parliamentary troops in 1643. (RCHM, Dorset,
vol. V, p.10, no.4.)

Listing NGR: SU0530713283

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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