PENSBURY HOUSE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II*
List Entry Number:
1218389
Date first listed:
15-Oct-1973
Statutory Address:
PENSBURY HOUSE, MOTCOMBE ROAD

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Location

Statutory Address:
PENSBURY HOUSE, MOTCOMBE ROAD

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

County:
Dorset
District:
North Dorset (District Authority)
Parish:
Shaftesbury
National Grid Reference:
ST 86340 23552

Details

1. 1615 MOTCOMBE ROAD Pensbury House ST 8623 5/201 II* 2. Mid C18 structure at south-west end. Garden front facing north-west of 2 storeys, 5 bays. Ashlar. Slate roof. Panelled parapet. Centre bay projects slightly forward and has a triangular pediment over. Stringcourse. Moulded cornice. Windows 3 panes wide in frames; moulded archivolts with keystones. In centre bay round-headed doorway with moulded archivolt (with triple keystone) on pilasters; flanked by taller pilasters with entablature with triangular pediment over. Contemporary rainwater head in corner behind central bay. Road front of 2 storeys, 3 bays. Ashlar. 2nd bay also projects, and 3rd bay also projects but slightly less. Moulded cornice and parapet with triangular pediment over central bay; panelled parapet over. Windows 3 panes wide in reveals; stone architraves; small keystones. Doorway with stone architrave; triangular pediment on scroll brackets. C19 wing at north east end, 2 storeys. 3 windows. Left hand bay projects forward. Date 1863 below one of the windows.

Listing NGR: ST8634023552

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
102081
Legacy System:
LBS

Legal

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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