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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: 1118604



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

County: Dorset

District: North Dorset

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Hilton

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 10-Oct-1985

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 103438

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2/25 The Village Hall


Former malthouse of Messrs Hall's brewery, now used as village hall. Built 1777 by Charles Hall, reputedly with material from Higher Melcombe, Melcombe Horsey. (RCHM). Converted to village hall c1948. Walls of flint and stone banding, with chamfered plinth. Slate roof with coped gables. Single-storey. In 2 sections. Left section has 5 C20 casement windows with lead lights in stone surrounds with projecting keystones. In right section - centre section of roof raised. Gabled porch approached by stone steps. Round-arched doorway in stone surround; panelled door with fanlight. Left of porch one window as in left section. Right of porch 2 similar windows and one altered to form doorway. Rear wing has stone walls, raised in brick, and slate roof. Signs of demolished building at right end. Left gable wall has, at high level, circular window in stone surround. Below this two 2-light stone mullioned windows with lead lights. RCHM. Monument 2. (Dorset. Vol.III)

Listing NGR: ST7648403150

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Inventory of Dorset, (1970)

National Grid Reference: ST 76484 03150


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