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North Dorset (District Authority)
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ST 73891 05800


MAPPOWDER MAPPOWDER: ST 70 NW VILLAGE 8/96 Mappowder Court (previously listed as Place Farmhouse) 4.10.60 GV II* Country house, mid C18 but incorporating parts of a C17 structure. Coursed, squared rubble, part rendered, squared rubble dressings. Stone slated roofs with gable ends and stone copings. L-shapedplan. East facade; symmetrical, 2 storeys, 3 bays. Windows appear to be of C17 origin. Ground floor has 2 5-light, stone, mullioned and transomed windows with square heads and hollow chamfers. Central ashlar porch with open pediment and pilasters. Round headed recessed doorway with fanlight. Upper floor has 3 4-light, square headed, mullioned windows with hallow chamfers. Moulded plinth. The other facades also have a number of square-headed stone mullion windows with labels. The west gable has an C18 lunette window. Internally there are a number of fireplaces with 4-centred heads and an C18 staircase with close strings, square balusters, moulded oak hand rails and turned newel posts. (RCHM) "RCHM, Dorset Vol III", P 147, no 3.

Listing NGR: ST7389105800


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Inventory of Dorset, (1970), 147


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: 21 Oct 2002
Reference: IOE01/07914/21
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