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Latitude: 50.9322 / 50°55'56"N
Longitude: -1.9019 / 1°54'7"W
OS Eastings: 406986
OS Northings: 114759
OS Grid: SU069147
Mapcode National: GBR 41H.KY0
Mapcode Global: FRA 66XN.0VG
Entry Name: Boveridge House
Listing Date: 3 April 1986
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1153468
English Heritage Legacy ID: 107345
Location: Cranborne, East Dorset, Dorset, BH21
District: East Dorset
Civil Parish: Cranborne
Traditional County: Dorset
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Dorset
Church of England Parish: Cranborne with Boveridge St Mary and St Bartholomew
Church of England Diocese: Salisbury
SU 01.SE BOVERIDGE
7/8 Boveridge House
Country House, now school. Early C19 with additions dated 1887 and 1920. For
Henry Brouncher by William Evans of Wimborne. Slate and lead roofs largely
concealed behind parapets. Brick stacks with moulded caps in various locations.
Double plat bands between which are brick panels below window openings. 2 storeys
and attics, 7 bays (5 to original house). Sash windows in lugged ashlar
architraves, 12-pane below and 9-pane above. Panelled parapet with integral
pedimented dormers. Central late C19 canted bay with balustraded parapet and
French doors. Open loggia at right angles left. Greek Doric tetrastyle portico
to west facade.
Internally, the main rooms have moulded cornices, panelling and various enrichments mainly in a mid-C18 style. Several marble fireplaces possibly reset from else where; stone staircase with wrought-iron balustrade and moulded handrail; apsidal entrance hall with Ionic colonnade; 1920 drawing room high quality panelling with pilastered fireplace and shell-headed niches. (RCHM, Dorset, vol. V, p.13-14, No. 20.)
Listing NGR: SU0698614759
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