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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: 1110227



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

County: Dorset

District: North Dorset

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Iwerne Minster

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 24-Jun-1984

Date of most recent amendment: 24-Jun-1985

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 103206

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4/116 Preston House


Farmhouse, C17 with extensive alterations and additions of the C19. Main- facade of ashlar with remainder of house in flint and rubble with ashlar quoins. Tiled roof with end brick stacks. L-plan with late C19 addition in re-entrant angle. Main facade symmetrical. 2 storeys, 5 window range. 2-light casements with glazing bars under returned labels. Bulls-eye window to upper floor central. Central doorway flanked by Tuscan columns supporting open pedimental hood. Glazed door with transom-light. Remains of C17 stone windows to rear.

Internal features (RCHM): C18 carved wood fireplace surrounds;first floor C17 fireplace with moulded 4-centred head and continuous jambs with run-out stops. (RCHM, Dorset, vol.II, p.39, no. 6).

Listing NGR: ST8641813959

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Inventory of Dorset, (1970), 39

National Grid Reference: ST 86418 13959


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