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Kingston House, Including Attached Stable and Coach House

A Grade II Listed Building in Corfe Castle, Dorset

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Latitude: 50.615 / 50°36'54"N

Longitude: -2.0648 / 2°3'53"W

OS Eastings: 395514

OS Northings: 79478

OS Grid: SY955794

Mapcode National: GBR 33V.6V4

Mapcode Global: FRA 67KF.X0S

Entry Name: Kingston House, Including Attached Stable and Coach House

Listing Date: 20 November 1959

Last Amended: 10 March 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1231398

English Heritage Legacy ID: 109346

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 95 79
(South side)
Kingston House, including
attached stable and coach
20.11.59 house (formerly listed as
"Estate Office, formerly
- II
House, former vicarage. Probably c1880. Architect G E Street. Tooled ashlar
stone walls, with plinth. Stone slate roofs with coped gables. Ashlar stacks
with moulded caps and semi-octagonal ends. Irregular plan. In Gothic Revival
style. 2 storeys - part with basement. Entrance front has projecting gabled
wings at each end. The right part of the central recessed section infilled with
a block, part gabled, and part flat-roofed with parapet. Recessed section left
of this has a lean-to extension at basement level. Left end projection has
central buttress; string course under first floor windows. Basement has two
2-light stone mullioned windows. Ground floor has one 2-light stone mullioned
and transomed window with lead lights in upper part. Similar 5-light window on
first floor. Right of this, the basement lean-to has two 2-light stone mullioned
windows. Ground floor, above this, has a 2-light stone mullioned window under
4-centred arch. Two 2-light stone mullioned windows on first floor. In the
centre infill block, panelled door in 4-centred arch in square frame with hood-
mould. Right of door, two 3-light stone mullioned and transomed windows under
continuous hoodmould, separated by buttress with moulded offsets. On first floor,
above door, two 2-light stone mullioned windows. Right of these, two 2-light
stone mullioned and transomed windows with lead lights in upper parts. In right
end projecting wing, ground floor has two 2-light stone mullioned and transomed
windows with lead lights in upper parts, with hoodmoulds. Similar 3-light window
on first floor, and small single-light window in gable over. Stone steps lead up
to entrance, with stone balustrade walls. partly pierced, with ogee-headed
openings. Interior not inspected but reputed to contain C17 panelling - probably
from Encombe House (q.v.). Attached stables and coach house on east, in matching
construction. Door openings and loft door on north. (Drawing in "The Architect".
September 21. 1878).

Listing NGR: SY9551479478

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