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Pentridge House, Pentridge

Description: Pentridge House

Grade: II
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

Location: Earthpits Lane, Pentridge, Dorset SP5 5QX

Locality: Pentridge
Local Authority: East Dorset District Council
County: Dorset
Country: England
Postcode: SP5 5QX

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Listing Text

(South-east side)

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

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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