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Castle Hill House (Maternity Annexe to Westminster Memorial Hospital)

A Grade II Listed Building in Shaftesbury, Dorset

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.0058 / 51°0'20"N

Longitude: -2.2008 / 2°12'2"W

OS Eastings: 386010

OS Northings: 122951

OS Grid: ST860229

Mapcode National: GBR 1XH.VVB

Mapcode Global: FRA 668G.BFH

Entry Name: Castle Hill House (Maternity Annexe to Westminster Memorial Hospital)

Listing Date: 15 October 1973

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1324764

English Heritage Legacy ID: 101979

Location: Shaftesbury, North Dorset, Dorset, SP7

County: Dorset

District: North Dorset

Civil Parish: Shaftesbury

Traditional County: Dorset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Dorset

Church of England Parish: Shaftesbury St Peter

Church of England Diocese: Salisbury

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Listing Text

1.
1615 BIMPORT
(North-West Side)
Castle Hill House
(Maternity Annexe to
Westminster Memorial
Hospital)
ST 8622 2/24
II
2.
Late C18 house in own grounds. Main front at right angles to road. Rough
ashlar walls, cornice, parapet. Additions at back. Main front is 2-storey,
3-window, the 1st floor windows being sashes with stone architraves and
projecting keys. Flanking doorway on ground floor are Venetian windows
with strip pilasters between lights and dentil entablatures. Round heads
to side lights and moulded archivolts to central lights. Good doorway
with segmental dentil hood supported on enriched console brackets. Frieze
has swag-and-vase enrichment of "Adam" type. Flight of steps leads up
to doorway; 6 steps flanked by iron handrails terminating at base in scrolls.


Listing NGR: ST8601022951

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