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Glebe House, Moreton

Description: Glebe House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 2 October 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 108663

OS Grid Reference: SY8037789389
OS Grid Coordinates: 380377, 89389
Latitude/Longitude: 50.7038, -2.2792

Location: Hurst Road, Moreton, Dorset DT2 8AZ

Locality: Moreton
Local Authority: Purbeck District Council
County: Dorset
Country: England
Postcode: DT2 8AZ

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Listing Text

SY 88 NW
(North Side)

Glebe House.
Formerly listed ad
the Rectory


Built c1750, enlarged at rear in C19. Brick wall, rendered, tiled roof with stone
eaves courses, rendered stacks. Later rear extensions have part slate, part tiled
roofs. Two storeys and attics.
Main south front has moulded timber eaves cornice, other facades have brick dentil
South front has two C19 canted bay windows on ground floor, with glazed doors and
fixed side-lights. Central double-hung sash window in arched head with keystone,
with glazing bars - replacing original floor. Five similar windows on first floor.
Attic has two pedimented dormers, with casements with glazing bars.
West elevation has entrance door in trellised porch with lead flat roof - this in
the elevation has Ground floor has C19 canted bay with double-hung sashes. First
floor as one double-hung sash window with glazing bars.
Internally, one ground floor room has cornice with egg-and-tongue moulding. Cut
string staircase - C18 - with turned balusters, and spandril brackets. Acanthus
leaf cornice to first floor landing. Several C18 doors with raised panels.
Chamfered beams in first floor ceiling. In attic, a cupboard made up of C17
panelling, with ornamental hinges, probably brought from a earlier house.
Brick boundary wall along road.
RCHM Monument 7.

Listing NGR: SY8037789389

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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