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Latitude: 50.8558 / 50°51'20"N
Longitude: -2.1654 / 2°9'55"W
OS Eastings: 388451
OS Northings: 106270
OS Grid: ST884062
Mapcode National: GBR 1ZG.CB8
Mapcode Global: FRA 66CV.06P
Entry Name: Greyhound House
Listing Date: 27 October 1950
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1152922
English Heritage Legacy ID: 102202
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
This list entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 17/06/2015
MARKET PLACE (South Side)
(Formerly listed as Premises occupied by National Westminster Bank, MARKET PLACE)
Originally the Greyhound Inn. After the fire, if not before, it belonged to
the Bastard family and was rebuilt by them. It had been completed by 1753.
It has a 3 storey 7 window front, now stucco. The central 3 bays have Corinthian
pilasters and pediment. Enriched modillions to eaves cornice and pediment.
All upper windows have enriched architraves and keystones. 2nd floor windows
have shaped aprons with carved masks. At lst floor level there is a continuous
penthouse with coved soffit. Plain sash windows without glazing bars to ground
floor. An old print shows a carved greyhound in the tympanum. See the Bastards
of Blandford by John Adams Archit. Review - June 1968.
All the listed buildings in Market Place, and Nos 59 to 73 (odd) East Street,
Conyer's Filling Station, Nos 1 to 7 (odd), Nos 2 to 8 (even) and No 12 West
Street, and Church of St Peter and St Paul form a group.
Listing NGR: ST8845106270
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