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Rodden House

A Grade II* Listed Building in Abbotsbury, Dorset

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.6563 / 50°39'22"N

Longitude: -2.5514 / 2°33'4"W

OS Eastings: 361119

OS Northings: 84215

OS Grid: SY611842

Mapcode National: GBR PV.Z712

Mapcode Global: FRA 57JB.RTR

Entry Name: Rodden House

Listing Date: 26 January 1956

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1324196

English Heritage Legacy ID: 105173

Location: Abbotsbury, West Dorset, Dorset, DT3

County: Dorset

District: West Dorset

Civil Parish: Abbotsbury

Traditional County: Dorset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Dorset

Church of England Parish: Abbotsbury St Nicholas

Church of England Diocese: Salisbury

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Listing Text

SY 68 SW ABBOTSBURY RODDEN

6/54 Rodden House
26.1.56
GV II*

Large detached House. Early C18. Grey ashlar stone walls, with rusticated quoins.
Projecting central bay with rusticated quoins. Central pediment with a wooden
modillion cornice. Side walls, at left rubble-stone, at right ashlar. Hipped
slate roofs. Brick stack on left rear hip, brick and rusticated stone stack at
right hand ridge. 2 storeys with cellars and attics. 3 windows, sashes with
thick glazing-bars, moulded stone architraves, projecting dropped keystones,
stone cills each with 2 consoles. Front doorway at centre with round-headed
architrave, with projecting imposts and keystone. Outer framing of plain pilaster
strips with shallow volutes supporting a moulded cornice. Door, flush-panelled at
bottom with 6 glass panels over. Semi-circular fanlight with glazing-bars, C18.
North side wall has 3-light stone mullions, with hollow chamfers. Rounded labels
over the ground floor. 3-light wooden casements over with horizontal glazing-bars.
Doorway with projecting stone key at centre. Stone sleeper wall to front garden,
with a pair of low rusticated gate-piers with imposts and pyramidal caps. Iron
railings on sleeper wall, with an iron gate at centre with spear-finials and urn-
finials at the intersections.


Listing NGR: SY6111984215

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