THE SHOOTING BOX

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1251221
Date first listed:
30-Oct-1989
Statutory Address:
THE SHOOTING BOX, MIDDLE ROAD

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Location

Statutory Address:
THE SHOOTING BOX, MIDDLE ROAD

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

County:
Dorset
District:
Purbeck (District Authority)
Parish:
Lytchett Matravers
National Grid Reference:
SY 94284 95376

Details

The following building shall be added to the list:

SY 99 NW LYTCHETT MATRAVERS MIDDLE ROAD (east- side)

3/180 The Shooting Box

- II

Shooting box, now house. Early C19 and early-mid C19, altered C20. Older part cob, rest of brick, all rendered and painted; Welsh slate roof. 2 storeys, 3 + 3 bays. Garden elevation: 3 wider bays on right- are the older part, the 3 left-hand bays the added service range with single-storey 1-bay former wash- kitchen and bake house set back slightly on left and 1930s lean-to garage addition on right, 3 right bays: central part-glazed door having 9-pane glazing over 2 panels, in wood frame with square panels at top corners and masked by C20 lean-to conservatory. 16-pane sashes in reveals with projecting sills. 3 left bays: mid-late C20 part-glazed door on left below fanlight with radial glazing bars which formerly was the only ground-floor opening and was further to right, its place now taken by a mid-late C20 small-pane bow window. On 1st floor two 16-pane sashes as before and a relocated 8-pane sash in formerly blind opening. Roof continuous over both sections, hipped, with late C20 skylight; brick stack to rear of ridge on right, one on left of older section removed, and tall one at left end. Wash kitchen has mid-C20 small-pane metal window; roof hipped on left. Rear: right bay has door of 6 flush panels (top 2 glazed) in C20 swept, hipped-roofed, porch. 12-pane sashes apart from C20 window inserted on 1st floor between right-hand windows. Small lean-to at centre of older (left-hand) part. Garage has double board door with strap hinges. Interior: older part has stone fireplace with pilasters and roundels to top corners in left-hand room and plain stone surround to fireplace in rear corridor; other fireplaces and grates later C19; panelled doors, shutters and cupboards; on 1st floor elliptical archway between front and rear; roof has wood-pegged, collared, queen-strut roof trusses and staggered butt purlins.

Listing NGR: SY9428495376

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
108452
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.

End of official listing

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Date: 12 Oct 1999
Reference: IOE01/02062/13
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr JE Leeson. Source Historic England Archive
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