8, THE SQUARE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II*
List Entry Number:
1303784
Date first listed:
26-Jan-1956
Date of most recent amendment:
10-Mar-1987
Statutory Address:
8, THE SQUARE

Map

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Location

Statutory Address:
8, THE SQUARE

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

County:
Dorset
District:
West Dorset (District Authority)
Parish:
Puddletown
National Grid Reference:
SY 75932 94367

Details

PUDDLETOWN

SY 7594 THE SQUARE (East Side)

14/100 No. 8 (formerly listed under The 26.1.56 Vicarage)

GV II*

Semi-detached house, formerly west wing of Vicarage. c1722. Brick walls, tiled roof with stone eaves courses, hipped at left end. Brick stack set in from left end, with corner pilasters and oversailing cap. 2 storeys and attic. Moulded plat band at first floor level. At right end, by junction with Old Vicarage (qv), a single storey flat roofed porch with parapet and cornice. 6-panel door with fanlight in moulded round arched surround, with pilasters, and keystone. In main house, ground floor has 4 sashes with glazing bars under gauged arches with keystones. Brick aprons below cills. First floor has 4 similar sashes, and one, similar but segmental headed, above porch. Attic has 2 hipped dormers with casements with glazing bars. 2 storey hipped roofed staircase extension at rear. Single storey later rear extensions. In left gable wall, 2 semi-circular headed recesses on each floor. Evidence of former niches, internally, corresponding to these. Internally, main ground floor rooms have deep moulded cornices and raised panel dadoes. Raised panel doors. Cut string stair with 3 turned balusters per tread, wreathed handrail and carved spandrel brackets. (RCHM Monumnent 4 Dorset Vol III)

Listing NGR: SY7593794366

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
106288
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Inventory of Dorset, (1970)

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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