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Stables and Attached Cottages at Encombe, 100 Metres West South West of Encombe House

A Grade II Listed Building in Corfe Castle, Dorset

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Latitude: 50.6069 / 50°36'24"N

Longitude: -2.0812 / 2°4'52"W

OS Eastings: 394349

OS Northings: 78575

OS Grid: SY943785

Mapcode National: GBR 33T.W32

Mapcode Global: FRA 67JG.H0Y

Entry Name: Stables and Attached Cottages at Encombe, 100 Metres West South West of Encombe House

Listing Date: 10 March 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1230357

English Heritage Legacy ID: 109244

Location: Corfe Castle, Purbeck, Dorset, BH20

County: Dorset

District: Purbeck

Civil Parish: Corfe Castle

Traditional County: Dorset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Dorset

Church of England Parish: Kingston St James

Church of England Diocese: Salisbury

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Listing Text

SY 94 78
9/92 Stables and attached cottages
at Encombe, 100m west south-
west of Encombe House
Stables with attached cottages. Late C18 - early C19. Ashlar stone walls, hipped
slate roof with modillion cornice. Ashlar stacks on ridge, and rising from eaves
at front of cottage wings. U-shaped plan, with stables in centre and cottages in
projecting wings at each end. One storey and attics. In centre of stable range
an open section, with shallow pediment and moulded cornice carried on 4 Tuscan
columns. Openings between columns partly infilled with panelled doors. Diocletian
window in pediment, with sash with glazing bars. Above the pediment an octagonal
clock and bell turret, of timber, with copper domed roof and weathervane. The
lower (Clock) section has shallow segmental pediments to alternate faces. Bell
section has round-headed openings in alternate faces. On each side of the central
feature a range with ledged doors and sashes with glazing bars on ground floor.
In attic, each range has a central raised pedimented dormer with moulded cornice
and round-headed loft door. Projecting cottage wings at each end, each have, on
inner facing wall, a flush panel door. 2 sashes with centre glazing bars on ground
floor. 2 raised pedimented dormers with sashes with vertical glazing bars in attic.
(RCHM, Monument 11. Dorset. Vol. II).

Listing NGR: SY9434978575

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