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Date Listed: 2 October 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 108733
OS Grid Reference: SY8188580024
OS Grid Coordinates: 381885, 80024
Latitude/Longitude: 50.6196, -2.2574
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17/281 WEST LULWORTH
House. Built 1927, Architect Sir Edwin Lutyens. Brick walls, tiled roofs, brick
stacks. Split-level plan on steeply sloping site. Part three-storeys and part
two-storeys - with attics.
Main (east) elevation has projecting wings at each end. Centre section has slight
projection in centre, with pedimented parapet. Entrance, in this section, has
enclosed classic portico with Tuscan columns and entablature, in unstained timber.
Panelled door. Central section has, on ground floor, one stained timber casement
window with lead lights. First and second floors each have three similar windows.
North wing has one similar window on first and second floors, (ground floor below
ground here). South wing has one similar window on ground, first and second
floors. Attached garage in front of south wing has brick walls and half-hipped
tiled roof with weatherboarded gable. Rear elevation has two-storeyed bay window
with hipped roofs and casements as on front. Attics have hipped dormers with
similar casements. Stained timber glazed doors ornamental lead rainwater heads, and
cistern marked "Guys Hospital 1775". Modern glazed timber extension to rear wing.
Internally, main staircase in unstained timber has plain balusters and handrail.
Second stair has heavy turned balusters. Main living room has raised panel dado
stone fireplace flanked by carved Corinthian pilasters. Housekeeper's room has
carved panelling, and niche by fireplace with rusticated arch. The only Lutyens
house in Dorset.
Listing NGR: SY8188580024
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Source: English Heritage
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