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Description: Hill Close
Date Listed: 2 November 1982
English Heritage Building ID: 109099
OS Grid Reference: SZ0322082254
OS Grid Coordinates: 403220, 82254
Latitude/Longitude: 50.6400, -1.9558
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SZ 0382 STUDLAND SWANAGE ROAD (North Side)
8/89 Hill Close
Detached house. Built 1896, Architect C F Voysey, for Alfred Sutro. Later
flat-roofed extensions on south - not by Voysey. These extended c1984 in
matching style and given pitched roofs - architects Manning. Clamp and Partners,
Roughcast walls with rough ashlar dressings. Hipped stone slate roof. Rough-
cast stacks with tapered tops. Irregular plan. One storey and attics.
elevation has centre projecting bay with lead flat roof. Glazed metal door
with lead lights. Right of this a 3-light stone mullioned window and a single-
light window, all with lead lights. On first floor a similar 4-light window.
Left of the bay, on ground floor, 2 similar windows, of 3 and 4-lights. Small
2-light window under eaves. Flat-roofed dormer with 3-light window. Lean-to
extension on left, with similar 3-light window. Right of the bay, on ground
floor, a similar 4-light window and, in attic, a flat-roofed dormer with
similar 2-light window. Small triangular dormer above the centre bay. Later
extension, on right, in matching construction, but with artificial stone slate
roofs. At left end of the house a large studio room with glazed end wall,
glazing modified c1984. Interior retains some original features. Voysey's
only known house in Dorset. See Newman and Pevsner. Buildings of England,
Listing NGR: SZ0322082254
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Source: English Heritage
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