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Latitude: 50.9982 / 50°59'53"N
Longitude: -2.1929 / 2°11'34"W
OS Eastings: 386556
OS Northings: 122102
OS Grid: ST865221
Mapcode National: GBR 1XP.BDX
Mapcode Global: FRA 669G.TRN
Entry Name: Stone House
Listing Date: 15 October 1973
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1324770
English Heritage Legacy ID: 102015
Location: Shaftesbury, North Dorset, Dorset, SP7
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
1615 FRENCH MILL LANE
No 25 (Stone House)
ST 8622 7/161
Late C18 to early C19 and later. Wide low frontage to road, Stone rubble;
slate roof with red tiled ridges. Windowless bay at south end. To north
of this and recessed behind a space now resembling an area, original entrances
to cottages; wooden boarded door to left hand, shuttered window to right
hand, both with basement windows below; space enclosed by C19 railings
and gates. Lean-to annexe with door at north end and another addition
with gabled roof to north of this. 2-storey 4-bay south front of rough
ashlar. Windows 4 panes wide in reveals; keystones to upper windows.
Porch with gabled roof has been removed; glazed door. Modern door at left
hand end. Stone rubble wall with stone capping adjoins the house in south-east
corner. Pier with peaked capping. To south of wall and pier, C19 railings.
Rails curved at top in pairs alternate with rails with spear shaped finials;
gates flanked by square standards with urn finials. Originally steps led
down from gates to garden. Once 2 cottages. Deeds of 1843 refer to an
occupant who had been living in the house for some 45 years.
Listing NGR: ST8655622102
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