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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: 1108758



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

County: Dorset

District: North Dorset

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Shaftesbury

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 20-Jun-1952

Date of most recent amendment: 15-Oct-1973

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 101980

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1. 1615 BIMPORT (North-West Side) No 13 (Ox House) (Formerly listed as No 13 Old Grove Place) ST 8522 6/25 20.6.52. II* 2. 2-storey stone ashlar house, probably late C16 to early C17. Recently restored. L-shaped. Gable-ends with stone copings. Plaintiles (recent) to roof. The front has a projecting 2-storey porch wing, the upper storey of which is plastered. The doorway is a modern reproduction, but the inner door has moulded stone jambs and a 4-centred arch. Windows have hollow- chamfered stone frames and mullions with later sashes inserted. Hood moulds to 1st floor windows, continuous weathermould above ground floor openings. 4-centre-arched doorway at rear. Paired chimneys of stone ashlar with moulded caps at each gable-end. Interior has moulded stud and panel partitions. Early C17 fireplaces. See RCHM. The house is the original of the 'Ox Ian" in Thomas Hardy's 'Jude the Obscure." Important for its internal features.

Listing NGR: ST8601022951

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National Grid Reference: ST 85982 22919


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