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Holme Priory, East Holme

Description: Holme Priory

Grade: II
Date Listed: 2 October 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 108573

OS Grid Reference: SY8977485990
OS Grid Coordinates: 389774, 85990
Latitude/Longitude: 50.6735, -2.1461

Location: East Holme, Dorset BH20 6AG

Locality: East Holme
Local Authority: Purbeck District Council
County: Dorset
Country: England
Postcode: BH20 6AG

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Listing Text

Holme Priory


Large detacehd house. Late C16-early C17 origin - the original house now the
kitchen. Enlarged c1770 and c1800 and partly remodelled c1840 by successive members
of the Bond family. Walls of original building of ironstone and limestone
rubble-part plastered. Roof pantiled, part stone slated, brick stacks. Two storeys
and attics. Single-storey projecting lean-to, with hipped tiled roof. Part-glazed
door. Ground floor has one 3-light mullioned window with arched lights. First
floor has one casement window and one horizontally sliding sash, both with glazing
bars. Attic has one modern dormer. East of this block, a C19 range, of brick, with
tiled roof with stone eaves courses. West of the original block, a brick extension
with pyramidal slate roof, of three storeys and attics. Probably C18 but may
incorporate earlier work. Ground floor has a 3-light timber window with lead
lights. Blocked windows on first and second floors. Pedimented dormer in attic.
Remains of hoist at second floor level. The main C18 building has rendered walls
and hipped slate roof; rendered stacks. Two storeys and attics. Main south
elevation has parapet above moulded cornice. Rusticated quoins, plat band at first
floor level. Central porch, C19, rendered, with rusticated quoins; doorway with
moulded surround and keystone; balustraded parapet; part-glazed door. Ground floor
has four double-hung sash window with moulded surrounds. First floor has four
similar windows - with glazing bars, and central round-headed window. Internally,
kitchen has large fireplace - now blocked, with chamfered lintel. Dining room west
of this has deep chamfered ceiling beams. In the C18 wings, some rooms have carved
C18 fireplace surrounds and plaster cornices - other details C19. Staircase -
appears renewed in C19, has cut string, twisted balusters and carved spandril
brackets. Brick garden walls attached to house, and enclosing walled garden to
west. RCHM Monument 2.

Listing NGR: SY8977485990

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Source: English Heritage

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