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Stables Immediately East of Compton House

A Grade II Listed Building in Over Compton, Dorset

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.9495 / 50°56'58"N

Longitude: -2.5785 / 2°34'42"W

OS Eastings: 359457

OS Northings: 116829

OS Grid: ST594168

Mapcode National: GBR MR.NGK0

Mapcode Global: FRA 56HL.M98

Entry Name: Stables Immediately East of Compton House

Listing Date: 31 July 1961

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1323877

English Heritage Legacy ID: 105637

Location: Over Compton, West Dorset, Dorset, DT9

County: Dorset

District: West Dorset

Civil Parish: Over Compton

Traditional County: Dorset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Dorset

Church of England Parish: Over Compton and Nether Compton St Michael

Church of England Diocese: Salisbury

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Listing Text

OVER COMPTON
ST 5816-5916 COMPTON PARK
14/95 Stables immediately east
31.7.61 of Compton House
GV II
Stable-Block round three sides of courtyard. Early C19. Dressed stone
and ashlar walls. Slate roof with gable ends and stone gable-copings.
Two ashlar stone stacks on north ridge and gable. One stone stack on
gable of south range. Two storeys. Inner elevation: 4 bays, 6 bays,
4 bays. East range has the main elevation: central pair of bays are
pedimented and contain 2 round-headed carriage entrances, with a central
lunette in the tympanum. Matching bays either side, with a 2-light
mullion-and-transom window each side with hollow-chamfered stone mullions
and flat architraves. Iron casements and lead lights. 2-light mullion
windows over, untransomed. Outer flanking doors have flat stone architraves,
pulvinated frieze and cornice. North and south ranges have same architectural
details, north range has two 3-centred doorways, right of centre, with 2-leaf
plank doors. South range has similar details to north range. The rear
elevations have stable-windows and loft doors. (RCHM, Dorset I, p 103(2)).


Listing NGR: ST5945616839

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