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Gussage House, Gussage All Saints

Description: Gussage House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 18 March 1955
English Heritage Building ID: 107378

OS Grid Reference: ST9992710726
OS Grid Coordinates: 399927, 110726
Latitude/Longitude: 50.8960, -2.0024

Location: Harley Lane, Gussage All Saints, Dorset BH21 5ET

Locality: Gussage All Saints
Local Authority: East Dorset District Council
County: Dorset
Country: England
Postcode: BH21 5ET

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Listing Text

(South-west side)

5/41 Gussage House


Rectory, now private house, late C17 with C18 and C19 alterations. For
Col. Joshua Churchill. Brick with some mathematical tiles. Hipped, tiled
roof with brick stack left of centre. Stucco quoins, moulded wooden cornice
and first floor plat band. Symmetrical. 2 storeys and attics, 4 bay.
12-pane sashes under flat, gauged, brick arches. Central bay probably
contained a doorway originally. French doors to south wall. 3 hipped dormers
with wrought-iron casements with leaded-lights. Panelled doorway with moulded
architrave and transom light in re-entrant angle.

Internal features (RCHM): original oak-staircase with square newel posts,
restored ball finials, turned pendants, moulded close strings, turned
balusters and moulded handrails; round-headed landing archways with panelled
pilasters, moulded archivolts and pulvinated entablatures. (RCHM, Dorset,
vol V, p.20, no.3.)

Listing NGR: ST9992710726

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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