BUILDING 10 METRES SOUTH-EAST OF CLIFTON HOUSE (THE LIBRARY)

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II*
List Entry Number:
1304043
Date first listed:
02-Jun-1986
Statutory Address:
BUILDING 10 METRES SOUTH-EAST OF CLIFTON HOUSE (THE LIBRARY)

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Location

Statutory Address:
BUILDING 10 METRES SOUTH-EAST OF CLIFTON HOUSE (THE LIBRARY)

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

County:
Dorset
District:
West Dorset (District Authority)
Parish:
Clifton Maybank
National Grid Reference:
ST 57656 13894

Details

CLIFTON MAYBANK ST 51 SE - 8/44 Building 10 metres south-east of Clifton House (The Library) GV II* Detached Building, original use uncertain, now housing the library. Mid C16. Formerly it extended further north. Dressed stone walls with Ham stone dressings and clay-tile roofs with stone gable-copings. Stone stack with moulded cornice on the south-east gable. Two storeys with cellars. North face, stumps of two walls formerly projecting north. Two-light stone mullion windows with four-centred arches in square heads, not aligned one over the other. Doorway with four-centred head. Plank door has overall pattern of recess quatrefoils in circles, strap-hinges, C16. North-west angle has a projecting stair-turret, with 2-light mullion windows on each face. It is entered by a doorway with four-centred head on the east face, plank door with long strap-hinges, C16 or C17. West elevation has a single-light window (first floor), and a stack embrasure to the right of this, at first floor level. South elevation has a 4-light (ground) and 2-light stone mullion window, and two 2-light windows in the gable-end to the east of this. (RCHM Dorset I, p.99(1))

Listing NGR: ST5765613894

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
105584
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Inventory of Dorset, (1974), 99

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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Date: 08 Nov 2006
Reference: IOE01/16000/28
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