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Latitude: 50.9229 / 50°55'22"N
Longitude: -2.6038 / 2°36'13"W
OS Eastings: 357656
OS Northings: 113894
OS Grid: ST576138
Mapcode National: GBR MQ.Q259
Mapcode Global: FRA 56FN.PG3
Entry Name: Building 10 Metres South-East of Clifton House (The Library)
Listing Date: 2 June 1986
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1304043
English Heritage Legacy ID: 105584
Location: Clifton Maybank, West Dorset, Dorset, BA22
District: West Dorset
Civil Parish: Clifton Maybank
Traditional County: Dorset
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Dorset
Church of England Parish: Bradford Abbas with Clifton Maybank St Mary the Virgin
Church of England Diocese: Salisbury
ST 51 SE -
8/44 Building 10 metres
south-east of Clifton
House (The Library)
Detached Building, original use uncertain, now housing the library. Mid C16.
Formerly it extended further north. Dressed stone walls with Ham stone dressings
and clay-tile roofs with stone gable-copings. Stone stack with moulded cornice
on the south-east gable. Two storeys with cellars. North face, stumps of
two walls formerly projecting north. Two-light stone mullion windows with
four-centred arches in square heads, not aligned one over the other. Doorway
with four-centred head. Plank door has overall pattern of recess quatrefoils
in circles, strap-hinges, C16. North-west angle has a projecting stair-turret,
with 2-light mullion windows on each face. It is entered by a doorway with
four-centred head on the east face, plank door with long strap-hinges, C16 or
C17. West elevation has a single-light window (first floor), and a stack
embrasure to the right of this, at first floor level. South elevation has a
4-light (ground) and 2-light stone mullion window, and two 2-light windows in
the gable-end to the east of this.
(RCHM Dorset I, p.99(1))
Listing NGR: ST5765613894
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