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Lyston House

A Grade II* Listed Building in Blandford Forum, Dorset

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.8566 / 50°51'23"N

Longitude: -2.1621 / 2°9'43"W

OS Eastings: 388686

OS Northings: 106350

OS Grid: ST886063

Mapcode National: GBR 1ZH.66Q

Mapcode Global: FRA 66CT.TS8

Entry Name: Lyston House

Listing Date: 27 October 1950

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1108679

English Heritage Legacy ID: 102184

Location: Blandford Forum, North Dorset, Dorset, DT11

County: Dorset

District: North Dorset

Civil Parish: Blandford Forum

Traditional County: Dorset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Dorset

Church of England Parish: Blandford Forum St Peter and St Paul

Church of England Diocese: Salisbury

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Listing Text

ST 8806 1/37

EAST STREET (North Side)
No 32 [Lyston House]

27.10.50.

GV
II*
Probably post 1731 to mid C18.
2-storey 5-window front. 2 hipped dormers. Enriched modillion eaves cornice in rather poor repair. Usual brickwork. Brick quoin pilasters, plinth and string. Centre projects slightly. Sash windows with wide glazing bars and brick keys. Sunk aprons except under central 1st floor window, where the apron is raised. Doorway has narrow pilasters and pedimented hood on moulded and voluted brackets. Railings removed. Early C19 lower projecting wing on right-hand side. Apart from the doorway pertinent, which has probably been altered, this is a very perfect small Georgian brick front. Staircase; fielded panelling in front room; fireplace [see RCHM].

Nos 28 to 42 (even) and Dry Cleaners form a group.

Listing NGR: ST8868406350

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