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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: 1152424



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

County: Dorset

District: North Dorset

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Silton

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 03-Jan-1985

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 103074

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1/111 Lower Silton


House, probably late C18. Rubble walls with tiled roof with stone slate verges, end brick stacks. 2 storeys, 3 window range. 3-light casement windows with glazing bars, the uppermost lights having pointed heads. The ground floor has 2 canted bays. Central glazed door. Internal features (RCHM): west room has cornice with cable and egg and dart mouldings; east room has C18 chimney piece with carton- pierre enrichment. The house is reputed to contain murals painted by William Blake, painted over by a later occupant. (RCHM, Dorset, vol IV, P79, No 5. Moore, Doris, Footsteps from the Past, 1968, privately printed).

Listing NGR: ST7873530398

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Inventory of Dorset, (1972), 79
Moore, D, Footsteps from the Past, (1968)

National Grid Reference: ST 78735 30398


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