GREYHOUND HOUSE

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: I

List Entry Number: 1152922

Date first listed: 27-Oct-1950

Statutory Address: GREYHOUND HOUSE, 2, MARKET PLACE, BLANDFORD FORUM, DT11 7EB

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Location

Statutory Address: GREYHOUND HOUSE, 2, MARKET PLACE, BLANDFORD FORUM, DT11 7EB

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

County: Dorset

District: North Dorset (District Authority)

Parish: Blandford Forum

National Grid Reference: ST 88451 06270

Summary

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History

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Details

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ST 8806 1/54

MARKET PLACE (South Side) No. 2 Greyhound House

(Formerly listed as Premises occupied by National Westminster Bank, MARKET PLACE)

27.10.50. GV I Originally the Greyhound Inn. After the fire, if not before, it belonged to the Bastard family and was rebuilt by them. It had been completed by 1753. It has a 3 storey 7 window front, now stucco. The central 3 bays have Corinthian pilasters and pediment. Enriched modillions to eaves cornice and pediment. All upper windows have enriched architraves and keystones. 2nd floor windows have shaped aprons with carved masks. At lst floor level there is a continuous penthouse with coved soffit. Plain sash windows without glazing bars to ground floor. An old print shows a carved greyhound in the tympanum. See the Bastards of Blandford by John Adams Archit. Review - June 1968.

All the listed buildings in Market Place, and Nos 59 to 73 (odd) East Street, Conyer's Filling Station, Nos 1 to 7 (odd), Nos 2 to 8 (even) and No 12 West Street, and Church of St Peter and St Paul form a group.

Listing NGR: ST8845106270

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 102202

Legacy System: LBS

Sources

Books and journals
'Architectural Review' in June, (1968)

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