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List Entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.


List entry Number: 1304949



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

County: Dorset

District: North Dorset

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Milton Abbas

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 14-Jul-1955

Date of most recent amendment: 10-Oct-1985

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 103506

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ST 8001 13/90 MILTON ABBAS (North-west side) The Old Rectory

(Formerly listed as The Vicarage)

14-7-55 GV II* House, former vicarage. c1780, probably by Sir William Chambers. Plastered walls, hipped stone slate roof, brick stacks in centre of roof. Double-pile plan, with lead flat in centre of roof. Two storeys and attic. Central flush panel door flanked by sidelights with glazing bars. Above this a lunette window with glazing bars - all this slightly recessed. On each side of this central feature, ground and first floors each have two sashes with glazing bars. Attic has three hipped dormers with casements with centre glazing bar. At right end, a lean-to outbuilding, of flint, with slate roof. Behind this a single-storey outbuilding range with one ledged door and pair of garage doors.

Interior rather plain. Cut string stair with blocked spandrels, plain balusters and wreathed handrail. Some raised panel doors.

RCHM Monument 9. (Dorset.Vol.III)

Listing NGR: ST8033501708

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Inventory of Dorset, (1970)

National Grid Reference: ST 80335 01708


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