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Building 10 Metres South-East of Clifton House (The Library)

A Grade II* Listed Building in Clifton Maybank, Dorset

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Coordinates

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

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1304043

English Heritage Legacy ID: 105584

Location: Clifton Maybank, West Dorset, Dorset, BA22

County: Dorset

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

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Listing Text

CLIFTON MAYBANK
ST 51 SE -
8/44 Building 10 metres
south-east of Clifton
House (The Library)
GV II*
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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