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Premises Occupied by Dorset County Library

A Grade II Listed Building in Shaftesbury, Dorset

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Latitude: 51.0074 / 51°0'26"N

Longitude: -2.1948 / 2°11'41"W

OS Eastings: 386426

OS Northings: 123126

OS Grid: ST864231

Mapcode National: GBR 1XH.PXH

Mapcode Global: FRA 669G.0RS

Entry Name: Premises Occupied by Dorset County Library

Listing Date: 15 October 1973

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1209977

English Heritage Legacy ID: 101960

Location: Shaftesbury, North Dorset, Dorset, SP7

County: Dorset

District: North Dorset

Civil Parish: Shaftesbury

Traditional County: Dorset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Dorset

Church of England Parish: Shaftesbury St Peter

Church of England Diocese: Salisbury

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Listing Text

(South Side)
Premises occupied by
Dorset County Library
ST 8623 1/123
Good Victorian essay in a Georgian manner. 2 storeys and attic. 3 windows.
Slate gabled roof; narrow flanking stacks of ashlar with capping. Rough
ashlar front. Giant pilasters at ends and flanking each window bay with
dentil course and band above at eaves level. Band above ground floor.
Windows in reveals; no glazing bars; moulded stone architraves with keystones;
shaped aprons. Round-headed doorway; door in reveals; architrave with
keystone; round-headed stone hood resting on corbels on shaped stone brackets;
small ball finial over.

Listing NGR: ST8631923066

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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