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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: 1118790



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

County: Dorset

District: West Dorset

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Askerswell

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 07-Aug-1952

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 105032

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3/12 Askerswell House 7-8-52 - II

Detached House, former Rectory. Dated: "Deo Gloria 1851" on canted bay (stone-shield). Ashlar stone walls, with a moulded plinth. Slate roofs, pentice and hipped at left hand, and gabled to front at right hand with stone gable-coping and kneelers. Dressed stone stacks, at left hand (base of hip), and projecting stack with set- offs and moulded cornice up the right hand gable, 2 storeys and dormers. 3 windows to front entrance elevation, and gabled bay right of that. Left to right: pentice-bay, 3- and 2-light stone mullions with returned labels over, cast-iron original casements with glazing-bars and lozenges at intersections. Bay 2: 2-storey canted-bay window, with 3-light stone mullions to front, one at sides. Same casements. Pedimented dormer over with same 2-light casements. Bay 3: Front doorway, pointed arch with label and stops, moulded jambs. Recess- panel door with Y-tracery head. 2-light casement over with label of the above type pedimented dormer over, of usual type. Bay 4: gabled with stack as mentioned above. South elevation has canted oriel at left hand side, and large 3-light casement right of this. Parapet is gabled up over each window bay, and has an octagonal standard projecting above apex. The casements are an important element in the design.

Listing NGR: SY5310692623

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National Grid Reference: SY 53106 92623


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