Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1153468

Date first listed: 03-Apr-1986

Statutory Address: BOVERIDGE HOUSE


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Statutory Address: BOVERIDGE HOUSE

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

County: Dorset

District: East Dorset (District Authority)

Parish: Cranborne

National Grid Reference: SU 06986 14759


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7/8 Boveridge House


Country House, now school. Early C19 with additions dated 1887 and 1920. For Henry Brouncher by William Evans of Wimborne. Slate and lead roofs largely concealed behind parapets. Brick stacks with moulded caps in various locations. Double plat bands between which are brick panels below window openings. 2 storeys and attics, 7 bays (5 to original house). Sash windows in lugged ashlar architraves, 12-pane below and 9-pane above. Panelled parapet with integral pedimented dormers. Central late C19 canted bay with balustraded parapet and French doors. Open loggia at right angles left. Greek Doric tetrastyle portico to west facade.

Internally, the main rooms have moulded cornices, panelling and various enrichments mainly in a mid-C18 style. Several marble fireplaces possibly reset from else where; stone staircase with wrought-iron balustrade and moulded handrail; apsidal entrance hall with Ionic colonnade; 1920 drawing room high quality panelling with pilastered fireplace and shell-headed niches. (RCHM, Dorset, vol. V, p.13-14, No. 20.)

Listing NGR: SU0698614759


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Legacy System number: 107345

Legacy System: LBS


Books and journals
Inventory of Dorset, (1975), 13-14
Register of Parks and Gardens of Special Historic Interest in England, Part 12 Dorset,

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