Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1120231

Date first listed: 20-Nov-1959

Statutory Address: REMPSTONE HALL


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Statutory Address: REMPSTONE HALL

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

County: Dorset

District: Purbeck (District Authority)

Parish: Corfe Castle

National Grid Reference: SY 99084 82316


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CORFE CASTLE REMPSTONE SY 98 SE 3/112 Rempstone Hall 20.11.59 - II Country house - progressively enlarged from a simple farmhouse. C17 origin, enlarged at rear and to right in C18 and C19. Irregular plan. Original block has rubble stone walls, stone slate roof with central lead flat, brick end stacks, 2 storeys and attic. Central C18 raised panel door in classical surround with pilasters, pediment and fanlight with intersecting glazing - all restored. This flanked by 2 sashes with glazing bars. On each side, a C20 canted flat-roofed bay window with cornice, and metal casements on each floor. Between these, on first floor, 3 C20 metal casements. Attic has 4 shallow gabled dormers with sashes with glazing bars. C18 addition at rear, creating double-pile plan. Right of the original block a small 2-storey flat roofed block. Right of this a C18 wing, of brick, with 1/2-hipped tiled roof with stone eaves courses. 2 storeys and attic. C20 stone porch with stone slate roof and ledged door. Right of the porch a single-storey extension with stone slate hipped roof. In this wing, ground floor has 3 sashes with glazing bars. 6 similar sashes on first floor. Right of this wing a late C18 - early C19 range of one storey and attic. Right end of this now used as garage. Ground floor has 4 sashes with glazing bars. Attic has 4 hipped dormers, 3 with sashes, one with casements. At rear of house, at left end, a large C19 extension of 2 storeys. Pump on right end wall, dated 1833. Interior much altered, but retains an early C19 cut string stair with simple shaped spandrels and wreathed handrail. In C19 block, main ground floor room has good ornamental plaster cornice and marble fireplace surround. (RCHM, Monument 146. Dorset. Vol. II).

Listing NGR: SY9908482316


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Legacy System number: 109264

Legacy System: LBS


Books and journals
Inventory of Dorset II South East, (1970)

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