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Cedar Court

A Grade II* Listed Building in Spetisbury, Dorset

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.825 / 50°49'30"N

Longitude: -2.1285 / 2°7'42"W

OS Eastings: 391043

OS Northings: 102837

OS Grid: ST910028

Mapcode National: GBR 1ZX.8NV

Mapcode Global: FRA 66FX.GKT

Entry Name: Cedar Court

Listing Date: 14 July 1955

Last Amended: 11 June 1985

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1110160

English Heritage Legacy ID: 103355

Location: Spetisbury, North Dorset, Dorset, DT11

County: Dorset

District: North Dorset

Civil Parish: Spetisbury

Traditional County: Dorset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Dorset

Church of England Parish: Spetisbury St John the Baptist

Church of England Diocese: Salisbury

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Listing Text

SPETISBURY
ST 90 SW BOURNEMOUTH ROAD
(East side)

8/79 Cedar Court (Formerly
14-7-55 listed as The Rectory)

GV II*

House, formerly Rectory, 1716, with alterations of c 1800 and mid C19. 1716
work for Dr Charles Sloper, c1800 work for Rev. Thomas Rackett, a noted naturalist
and mid C19 work for Rev. Henry Vizard. Flemish bond brickwork with tiled roofs
partially obscured behind parapets and end brick stacks. Partially 2 and
partially 3 storeys with attics. South west facade symmetrical, 5 bays. 1:3:1.
Central bays have broken pediment. C19 12-pane sashes under flat, gauged brick
arches. Round-headed central doorway with panelled reveals and decorated
fanlight. Panelled door. Flat porch on Corinthian columns and pilasters.
North-east front, near symmetrical, 5 bays. Mostly 18-pane sashes. First floor
left has 12-pane sashes. Ground floor has 2-light casements with leaded-lights.
Large central staircase stair with 52-pane sash. Gauged brick arches. 8-panel
part-glazed, first floor door under flat hood on Doric columns approached up a
flight of steps.
Internal features (RCHM): high quality oak staircase with marquetry inlay, Tuscan
column newels, turned and shaped balusters and moulded handrail; various rooms
with full height bolection-moulded panelling, C18 and C19 fireplaces. (RCHM,
Dorset, vol.III, p.244, no.3. Newman, J. and Pevsner, N., The Buildings of
England: Dorset, 1972, p.395. )


Listing NGR: ST9104302837

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