Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II*

List Entry Number: 1119188

Date first listed: 11-Jul-1951

Statutory Address: THE COURT


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Statutory Address: THE COURT

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

County: Dorset

District: West Dorset (District Authority)

Parish: Chetnole

National Grid Reference: ST 60301 08266


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CHETNOLE ST 6008 - 6/6 The Court 11-7-51

- II*

Country House. Mid-C18, extended each end probably in early C19. Brick walls, low-pitched hipped slate roof with dentil cornice. One plastered and one brick stack in centre. 2 storeys attic and basement. Main (north) front has a 6-panel raised panelled door with semi-circular ornamental fanlight, approached by a flight of moulded stone steps. Classical surround to door, with Tuscan columns supporting an open pediment with modillion blocks. Left of door, 2 stone mullioned basement windows. Stone band course at ground floor level. Raised band course under first floor windows. Raised brick quoins at ends of centre block. Ground floor has 4 sashes with glazing bars under gauged brick arches. 5 similar, shorter windows on first floor. Attic has 3 flat-roofed dormers with casements with lead lights. Flanking blocks to right and left have moulded string courses at first floor level. Each has one sash with glazing bars on first floor. Right block has door with fanlight on ground floor. Lean-to extension to right of right block. In rear elevation, several stone mullioned windows, of flat mullion type. Internally, dining room has moulded plaster ceiling and modillion cornice. Pedimented over-doors. Fireplace surround flanked by Tuscan columns supporting entablature. Overmantel has mirror with eased architrave, flanked by Tuscan columns supporting broken curved pediment. Shallow recesses each side of chimney breast, framed by Tuscan columns supporting entablature with pulvinated frieze; segmental moulded arches to recesses, with projecting keystones. Entrance hall has modillion cornice. Flat over-doors with modillion cornices. Cut string stair with spandril brackets, turned balusters and wreathed handrail. Present kitchen has semi- circular recesses each side of fireplace, with moulded arches. C18 fireplace surround in one first floor room. RCHM Monument 2 (Dorset. Vol.I)

Listing NGR: ST6030108266


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Legacy System number: 106024

Legacy System: LBS


Books and journals
Inventory of Dorset, (1952)

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