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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: 1108759



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: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 101983

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List entry Description

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1. 1615 BIMPORT (North-West Side) St Edward's Chantry ST 8522 6/101 20.6.52 2. (Formerly St John's Cottage). Stone ashlar with tiled roofs. 2 1-storey buildings, probably of early C19 date, linked together by later barrel-vaulting. Modern 2-storey block to South, and other additions. East front has central gabled porch and mullioned and transomed windows, 2 windows to left of porch and one to right hand. Internally the porch and the room South of it have carved stonework of Gothic design and probably of C19 origin. The dining room has re-set panelling, some dated 1600 and some 1620. There are some mullioned and transomed windows;, and also some elaborately carved doors said to have come from Fonthill Abbey. South front has too large three-sided bays projecting through both storeys. Graded II on account of interior features.

Listing NGR: ST8575122728

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National Grid Reference: ST 85751 22728


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