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Pump House

A Grade I Listed Building in Blandford Forum, Dorset

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.8561 / 50°51'21"N

Longitude: -2.1642 / 2°9'51"W

OS Eastings: 388534

OS Northings: 106296

OS Grid: ST885062

Mapcode National: GBR 1ZG.CN1

Mapcode Global: FRA 66CT.STS

Entry Name: Pump House

Listing Date: 27 October 1950

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1324829

English Heritage Legacy ID: 102213

Location: Blandford Forum, North Dorset, Dorset, DT11

County: Dorset

District: North Dorset

Civil Parish: Blandford Forum

Traditional County: Dorset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Dorset

Church of England Parish: Blandford Forum St Peter and St Paul

Church of England Diocese: Salisbury

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Listing Text

1.
865 MARKET PLACE
(East Side)
Pump House
ST 8806 1/63 27.10.50.

I GV


2.
Built against Churchyard wall. Dated 1760. An inscription explains that it
was erected by John Bastard in memory of the fire of 1731. It consists of a
pedimented canopy supported on Roman Doric columns, and is an example of the
Bastards' later and more severely classical style. The entablature has triglyphs
and other classical detail. Portland stone. In 1897 a fountain was substituted
for the pump.

All the listed buildings in Market Place, and Nos 59 to 73 (odd) East Street,
Conyer's Filling Station, Nos 1 to 7 (odd), Nos 2 to 8 (even) and No 12 West
Street, and Church of St Peter and St Paul form a group.

Listing NGR: ST8853406295

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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