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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: 1118661



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

County: Dorset

District: West Dorset

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Cattistock

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 26-Jan-1956

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 105343

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3/18 Chalmington House 26.1.56 GV II

Large House in grounds. Possible late C16 core, with C19 rebuilding and extension, infill of rear courtyard. Rubble-stone walls, rendered, two stone strings, moulded stone parapet with bowtell. Slate roofs with gable-ends, and three gables to front with barley-sugar finials. Rendered and brick stacks on west end wall, and on main ridge. 2½ storeys. Main south elevation: 7 windows, sashes with horizontal glazing-bars flat architraves with stone cills and console-brackets under. Tower porch at centre, 2½ storeys, front doorway with moulded architrave, 6 recess-panel door with 2 toplights over, C19. Extensions to house at east end (right angles), with triple gabling and 6 barley-sugar finials. Oriel to right of secondary porch, with transomed stone mullions and double-crenellated string. Tower- porch, with C19 door, depressed-arch head and label over.

(RCHM Dorset I, p72(3))

Listing NGR: ST5938300884

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Inventory of Dorset, (1974), 72

National Grid Reference: ST 59383 00884


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