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List Entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.


List entry Number: 1108648



The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County: Dorset

District: North Dorset

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Blandford Forum

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: I

Date first listed: 07-Sep-1973

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 102212

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List entry Description

Summary of Building

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Reasons for Designation

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1. 865 MARKET PLACE (South Side) No 26 ST 8806 1/62


2. With No 73 East Street similar in general arrangement to Nos 18 and 20. Architects the Bastards of Blandford, the easternmost part of the building formerly the architects' own house. 3-storey 5-window front, stone ground floor, red brick with stone dressings above. Similar central feature to the other example except that the yard entry has arched head. The pilaster caps have in-turning volutes and are similar to but not identical with those to Nos 18 and 20. The heavily enriched modillion cornice is also similar but not identical. The central 2nd floor window is round headed with moulded archivolt and foliated keystone. The other 2nd floor windows have eared architraves and shaped aprons. 1st floor windows have rusticated quoins and voussoirs. 2 pedimented dormers. Shop fronts are suitable in scale, that to No 73 East Street. (Electricity House) being modern, and that to No 26 being C19 with panelled pilasters. Behind ground floor showroom in No 73, a room with panelling and plaster ceiling; the study of John Bastard. See "The Bastards of Blandford" by John Adams, "Architectural Review", June 1968.

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: ST8855106272

Selected Sources

Books and journals
'Architectural Review' in June, (1968)

National Grid Reference: ST 88546 06276


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