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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: 1110160



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

County: Dorset

District: North Dorset

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Spetisbury

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 14-Jul-1955

Date of most recent amendment: 11-Jun-1985

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 103355

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8/79 Cedar Court (Formerly 14-7-55 listed as The Rectory)


House, formerly Rectory, 1716, with alterations of c 1800 and mid C19. 1716 work for Dr Charles Sloper, c1800 work for Rev. Thomas Rackett, a noted naturalist and mid C19 work for Rev. Henry Vizard. Flemish bond brickwork with tiled roofs partially obscured behind parapets and end brick stacks. Partially 2 and partially 3 storeys with attics. South west facade symmetrical, 5 bays. 1:3:1. Central bays have broken pediment. C19 12-pane sashes under flat, gauged brick arches. Round-headed central doorway with panelled reveals and decorated fanlight. Panelled door. Flat porch on Corinthian columns and pilasters. North-east front, near symmetrical, 5 bays. Mostly 18-pane sashes. First floor left has 12-pane sashes. Ground floor has 2-light casements with leaded-lights. Large central staircase stair with 52-pane sash. Gauged brick arches. 8-panel part-glazed, first floor door under flat hood on Doric columns approached up a flight of steps. Internal features (RCHM): high quality oak staircase with marquetry inlay, Tuscan column newels, turned and shaped balusters and moulded handrail; various rooms with full height bolection-moulded panelling, C18 and C19 fireplaces. (RCHM, Dorset, vol.III, p.244, no.3. Newman, J. and Pevsner, N., The Buildings of England: Dorset, 1972, p.395. )

Listing NGR: ST9104302837

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Inventory of Dorset, (1970), 244
Pevsner, N, Newman, J, The Buildings of England: Dorset, (1972), 395

National Grid Reference: ST 91043 02837


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