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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
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1323877
English Heritage Legacy ID: 105637
Location: Over Compton, West Dorset, Dorset, DT9
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
ST 5816-5916 COMPTON PARK
14/95 Stables immediately east
31.7.61 of Compton House
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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