MARSH COURT

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1118864

Date first listed: 27-Aug-1976

Statutory Address: MARSH COURT, NEW LANE

Map

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Location

Statutory Address: MARSH COURT, NEW LANE

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

County: Dorset

District: West Dorset (District Authority)

Parish: Caundle Marsh

National Grid Reference: ST 67680 13823

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History

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Details

ST 61 SE CAUNDLE MARSH NEW LANE

2/78 27-8-76 Marsh Court GV II

Country house, core probably of 1731 with extensive remodelling and wings of 1910. 1910 work by Macpherson and Richardson. Neo-Georgian, somewhat in the style of Macartney. Coursed rubble walls, with rusticated ashlar quoins and ashlar dressings. Stone slated hipped roof with end and central stone stacks. 2 storeys and attic, 9 bays, 2:5:2. C2O sashes with glazing bars in ashlar architraves. Central bay bears a centrepiece which may be original. This consists of a door with ashlar architrave and pedimental hood on carved brackets above which is an ashlar panel containing 2 arched lights and flanked by carved side scrolls. To the rear are 2 stone mullioned windows, possibly of the C17, reset. The central stack bears an inscription DGM 1731. Internally there is a wide staircase of 1910 with twisted balusters. RCHM, Dorset, vol III, p 56, no 8. Newman J and Pevsner, N. The Buildings of England: Dorset, Penguin, 1972, pp 132-3.

Listing NGR: ST6768013823

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 104801

Legacy System: LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Inventory of Dorset III Central, (1970), 56
Pevsner, N, Newman, J, The Buildings of England: Dorset, (1972), 132-133

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