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Stables, Coach House and Cottages at Charborough Park, 150m West of the House, Morden

Description: Stables, Coach House and Cottages at Charborough Park, 150m West of the House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 20 November 1959
English Heritage Building ID: 108402

OS Grid Reference: SY9239897835
OS Grid Coordinates: 392398, 97835
Latitude/Longitude: 50.7800, -2.1092

Location: Morden, Dorset BH20 7EN

Locality: Morden
Local Authority: Purbeck District Council
County: Dorset
Country: England
Postcode: BH20 7EN

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Listing Text


3/124 Stables, coach house and
20/11/59 cottages at Charborough
Park, 150 m west of the house


Formerly listed as "Coachman's house and stabling". Stables, coach house and
2 cottages - one now used as Estate Office. Grouped round a courtyard. Early
to mid C19. Main block has projecting wings at each end. Brick walls, with
dentil cornice at eaves. Hipped slate roof. Mainly single-storey, but with
2-storey block in centre, with pedimented gable, surmounted by a timber arcaded
bell turret with hipped lead roof and wide eaves cornice. Pediment, rendered,
has clock face surrounded by raised scrolls. Roof of this section has bargeboards
on moulded brackets. Below pediment, on first floor, 4 round-headed windows
with gauged arches and keystones. On ground floor, 2 coach house entrances
with elliptical arches and keystones. On each side of this raised section, the
single-storey centre range has ledged doors, with fanlights and pivoted windows
with glazing bars. Projecting wings each end have similar doors and windows.

Detached cottage at east corner of courtyard has attached stable - now converted
to garage. Brick walls, with dentil cornice at eaves. Hipped slate roof. Brick
end stack. 2 storeys. Panelled door under moulded hood. Ground floor has 2
double-hung sash windows with glazing bars. First floor has 4 similar windows.
Detached cottage at south corner of courtyard - now Estate Office - in similar
style. Flush panel door with fanlight and double garage doors. Ground floor
has 3 double-hung sash windows. First floor has 4 horizontally sliding sash
windows with glazing bars. Single-storey south extension, of brick and slate.
At north-east entrance to courtyard a pair of C18 ornamental iron gate piers -
reset. RCHM Monument 3.

Listing NGR: SY9239897835

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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