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Latitude: 50.661 / 50°39'39"N
Longitude: -2.2746 / 2°16'28"W
OS Eastings: 380685
OS Northings: 84622
OS Grid: SY806846
Mapcode National: GBR 10B.FRJ
Mapcode Global: FRA 673B.CND
Entry Name: Winfrith House
Listing Date: 20 November 1959
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1120384
English Heritage Legacy ID: 108812
Location: Winfrith Newburgh, Purbeck, Dorset, DT2
Civil Parish: Winfrith Newburgh
Built-Up Area: Winfrith Newburgh
Traditional County: Dorset
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Dorset
Church of England Parish: The Lulworths, Winfrith Newburgh and Chaldon
Church of England Diocese: Salisbury
SY 8084, SY 8184, SY 8185, SY 8085
18/360 WINFRITH NEWBURGH HIGH STREET
20.11.59 (North-West Side)
House. C18 origin, enlarged - probably in C19. Brick walls, with parapet on front
elevation only, brick stacks. Two storeys and attics. Original house had a
symmetrical plan, two rooms deep and two wide, with a central entrance and stair.
This extended to south by an additional bay, the doorway being re-sited further
south and the original entrance all incorporated in the north room. Later kitchen
wing on north, of one storey and attics. Main facade now has raised panel door with
fanlight in a semi-circular brick arch, set in a stone portico with Tuscan columns
and entablature. Oval windows each side of this. North of the doorway, ground
floor has two double-hung sash windows with glazing bars. South of the doorway a
canted bay window with double-hung sashes with glazing bars. First floor has five
double-hung sash windows with glazing bars. Moulded stone cornice at base of
parapet. Stone plinth, and stone band course at first floor level on original
Northern kitchen block has double-hung sash window and a dormer-type extension above
the lean-to roof. At south end of house, a modern single-storey extension with flat
roof containing a loggia and a garage.
Internally, north front ground floor room has a late C18 moulded plaster cornice and
dado, and contemporary hob grate, all in "Adam" style. Main rear ground floor room
has re-used mid-C18 panelling with raised panels, cornice with dentils and egg and
tongue ornament, and dado and skirting with carved ornament. Door has eared
architrave with carved consoles. "Secret" door in north wall. Good fireplace
surround and overmantel with carved console "supporters". Two later bay windows in
rear wall, with double-hung sashes with glazing bars. Late C18 cut string stair
with square balusters, wreathed handrail and carved spandril brackets.
RCHM Monument 4.
Listing NGR: SY8068584622
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