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Holwell House

A Grade II Listed Building in Cranborne, Dorset

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.9168 / 50°55'0"N

Longitude: -1.9053 / 1°54'19"W

OS Eastings: 406750

OS Northings: 113043

OS Grid: SU067130

Mapcode National: GBR 41P.K2H

Mapcode Global: FRA 66WP.CHL

Entry Name: Holwell House

Listing Date: 3 April 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1153560

English Heritage Legacy ID: 107360

Location: Cranborne, East Dorset, Dorset, BH21

County: Dorset

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

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Listing Text

CRANBORNE
SU 01 SE HOLWELL

7/23 Holwell House

GV II

Detached house. C15 with C17, C18, C19 and C20 alterations and additions.
Original range of irregularly bonded brickwork with chamfered plinth and
ashlar quoins. Later work in Flemish-bond brickwork, partially rendered.
Tiled roof, half-hipped to the rear; brick stacks. South front: 2 storeys,
3 window range. C20 2-light casements with glazing bars. Central C20
glazed door. Former cross-passage entered through C20 door in re-entrant
angle between front and rear ranges.

Internal features: a number of early doorways with heavy timber frames;
C18 or early C19 panelled doors with original hinges; deep stop-chamfered
ceiling beams; C18 wing has a cast iron fireplace, probably early C19; the
south room of the early range retains an original chamfered, arch braced
collar beam truss roof with curved windbracing to the purlins and exhibiting
traces of smoke-blackening; the roof to the north end of the original range
has later collar trusses, reusing earlier timbers; the central section of
the roof is not visible.

Recent C20 additions are in keeping with the rest of the house. (RCHM,
Dorset, vol. V, p.14-15, no.30.)


Listing NGR: SU0675013043

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