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Description: Pentridge House
Date Listed: 3 April 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 107414
OS Grid Reference: SU0345817745
OS Grid Coordinates: 403458, 117745
Latitude/Longitude: 50.9591, -1.9521
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SU 01 NW PENTRIDGE VILLAGE
3/77 Pentridge House
Rectory, now private house, early C19. Rendered and whitewashed with
tiled roofs and end brick stacks. 2 parallel ranges. Symmetrical,
2-storeys and attics, 3-bays. 12-pane sashes. Ground floor has 2 canted
bays. Central, part-glazed door with moulded, lugged architrave and flat
hood on brackets.
Internal features (RCHM): some rooms retain original joinery including
round-headed niche with shaped shelves; stairs with vase-and-column
balusters, Tuscan newel-posts and scroll spandrels.
Thomas Hardy, the poet and novelist, is reputed to have lived in the house
at one time. (RCHM, Dorset, vol V, p 54, no. 3).
Listing NGR: SU0345817745
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Source: English Heritage
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