COUPAR HOUSE

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: I

List Entry Number: 1152976

Date first listed: 27-Oct-1950

Statutory Address: COUPAR HOUSE, THE PLOCKS

Map

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Location

Statutory Address: COUPAR HOUSE, THE PLOCKS

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 88549 06388

Summary

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Reasons for Designation

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History

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Details

1. 865 THE PLOCKS Coupar House ST 8806 1/69 27.10.50.

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2. Fine mid-Cl8 house standing behind forecourt. Tile house has a 3-storey 5-window brick front, the centre bay being of bluish burnt brick, the sides red. The central feature has stone Ionic pilasters to lower floors and rusticated quoin+ above. The side quoins are rusticated below the main cornice and have panelled pilasters above. The main stone cornice is at 2nd floor level, the 2nd floor being treated as an attic storey and having a moulded stone coping rising to a small gable in the centre, giving the effect of an open pediment. (cf No 5 East Street). Central 2nd floor window round-headed, central 1st floor window has scroll sides, all windows have moulded stone architraves and keys. Stone plinth and strings. Stone doorway is Roman Doric with half-round pilasters, triglyphs and pediment. The interior, which has recently been sympathetically restored, has fine original staircase, panelling, carved chimney-pieces, plasterwork etc. Attributed to Nathaniel Ireson. See "The Bastards of Blandford" by John Adams; "Architectural Review", June 1968.

Coupar House, Walls, Railings and Stables , Limetree House and Nos 2, 3, 5 and 7 form a group.

Listing NGR: ST8854906388

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 102220

Legacy System: LBS

Sources

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

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