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Latitude: 50.8565 / 50°51'23"N
Longitude: -2.1639 / 2°9'50"W
OS Eastings: 388559
OS Northings: 106345
OS Grid: ST885063
Mapcode National: GBR 1ZG.CQ3
Mapcode Global: FRA 66CT.SYG
Entry Name: Gateway or South Front to Former Almshouses
Listing Date: 27 October 1950
Last Amended: 7 September 1973
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1108698
English Heritage Legacy ID: 102133
Location: Blandford Forum, North Dorset, Dorset, DT11
District: North Dorset
Civil Parish: Blandford Forum
Built-Up Area: 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
865 CHURCH LANE
Gateway or South front
to former almshouses
(formerly listed as
ST 8806 1/5 27.10.50.
The front originally belonged to Almshouses built in 1736 to replace some destroyed
by fire. The Almshouses have now been re-built elsewhere. The front is of the
same greenish stone as the Church, It has a pedimented gable with a round
window. The lower storey has an arcade of 3 bays, the centre arch semi-circular,
the others segmental. Over the latter are sunk panels with now illegible inscriptions.
Projecting imposts and keystones. Pavement of knapped flint.
No 5 and the Gateway form a group with the Church.
Listing NGR: ST8856106344
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
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