OAK HOUSE STORES

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1303765
Date first listed:
31-Jul-1961
Statutory Address:
OAK HOUSE STORES, HIGH STREET

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Location

Statutory Address:
OAK HOUSE STORES, HIGH STREET

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

County:
Dorset
District:
West Dorset (District Authority)
Parish:
Yetminster
National Grid Reference:
ST 59528 10793

Details

YETMINSTER HIGH STREET ST 5910 (North side)

11/152 Oak House Stores 31.7.61

GV II

Shop with living accommodation over, originally of one build with Minster Cottage (q.v.). Enriched date stone over door 1607, with initials. Rubble stone walls, slate roof with coped gable at right end - simulated circular stack at apex. 2 storeys and attic. Continuous string course at first floor level stepped up over door. Part-glazed shop door in stone 4-centred arched opening. Ground floor has, left of door, one 4-light stone mullioned window with enlarged centre mullion - shared with Minster Cottage (q.v.). Right of the door, a C19 shop front with moulded timber cornice and fascia, and blocked central door. First floor has, left of door, one 3-light stone mullioned window. Right of the door 4 C20 casements in ashlar surrounds with keystones. Attic has one gabled dormer with casements. C18-19 rear extension with rubble stone walls and tiled roof. Internally, in shop, a large open fireplace with 4-centred stone arch. Left of this a semi-circular recess - possible site of newel stair. One stop-chamfered ceiling beam. (RCHM Monument 20 Dorset. Vol. I. R Machin. "The Houses of Yetminster". University of Bristol. 1978)

Listing NGR: ST5952810793

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
106169
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Inventory of Dorset, (1952)
Machin, R , The Houses of Yetminster, (1978)

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: 27 Aug 2001
Reference: IOE01/00418/17
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Brian Haigh. Source Historic England Archive
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