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Listed Building
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Statutory Address:
Zelstone House, Winterborne Zelston


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Statutory Address:
Zelstone House, Winterborne Zelston

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

Dorset (Unitary Authority)
Winterborne Zelston
National Grid Reference:
SY 89861 97796


This list entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 14/03/2016

SY 8997 16/196


(Formerly listed as Winterborne Zelstone House.

Previously listed as Winterbourne Farmhouse)



Detached house. Rear range mid-C18, front range early C19. Brick walls, with dentil cornice to rear range. Tiled roof to rear range, slate roof to front range. Brick end stacks. 2 storeys. Double-pile plan with parallel ridges, and rear wing at right end, (part of original structure). Front range in Regency style. In centre, recessed section flanked by shallow brick pilasters. Ground floor of this infilled to form porch, with stone pilasters, pair of glazed doors with bordered glazing, side-lights and fanlight with intersecting glazing. Balcony over with ornamental iron trellis. Each side of centre section 2 sash windows with glazing bars on each floor. In earlier rear range - panelled door under flat hood on shaped brackets; casement windows with cast iron glazing.

Internally, in front range, one ground floor room has a re-set C18 carved pine fireplace. Original cornices and joinery in these rooms. Stair, in rear range, has cut string, plain balusters and turned newels. Cellar under front range has brick vaulting, supported on a cast iron Tuscan column. Raised garden at rear has cob wall with tiled capping. (RCHM Monument 3. Dorset. Vol. III)

Listing NGR: SY8986197796


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Inventory of Dorset, (1970)


This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

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Date: 20 Nov 2001
Reference: IOE01/04531/23
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr JE Leeson. Source Historic England Archive
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