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Pensbury House

A Grade II* Listed Building in Shaftesbury, Dorset

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Latitude: 51.0112 / 51°0'40"N

Longitude: -2.1961 / 2°11'45"W

OS Eastings: 386340

OS Northings: 123552

OS Grid: ST863235

Mapcode National: GBR 1XH.HLC

Mapcode Global: FRA 669F.S9B

Entry Name: Pensbury House

Listing Date: 15 October 1973

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1218389

English Heritage Legacy ID: 102081

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 and Enmore Green St James

Church of England Diocese: Salisbury

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Listing Text

Pensbury House
ST 8623 5/201
Mid C18 structure at south-west end. Garden front facing north-west of
2 storeys, 5 bays. Ashlar. Slate roof. Panelled parapet. Centre bay
projects slightly forward and has a triangular pediment over. Stringcourse.
Moulded cornice. Windows 3 panes wide in frames; moulded archivolts with
keystones. In centre bay round-headed doorway with moulded archivolt (with
triple keystone) on pilasters; flanked by taller pilasters with entablature
with triangular pediment over. Contemporary rainwater head in corner behind
central bay. Road front of 2 storeys, 3 bays. Ashlar. 2nd bay also projects,
and 3rd bay also projects but slightly less. Moulded cornice and parapet
with triangular pediment over central bay; panelled parapet over. Windows
3 panes wide in reveals; stone architraves; small keystones. Doorway with
stone architrave; triangular pediment on scroll brackets. C19 wing at
north east end, 2 storeys. 3 windows. Left hand bay projects forward.
Date 1863 below one of the windows.

Listing NGR: ST8634023552

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