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Dean House (Including West Wing Which is in Wiltshire)

A Grade II* Listed Building in West Dean, Wiltshire

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Latitude: 51.0443 / 51°2'39"N

Longitude: -1.634 / 1°38'2"W

OS Eastings: 425754

OS Northings: 127279

OS Grid: SU257272

Mapcode National: GBR 635.FQB

Mapcode Global: FRA 76GC.97W

Entry Name: Dean House (Including West Wing Which is in Wiltshire)

Listing Date: 29 May 1957

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1093674

English Heritage Legacy ID: 141047

Location: West Dean, Wiltshire, SP5

County: Wiltshire

Civil Parish: West Dean

Built-Up Area: West Dean

Traditional County: Hampshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Wiltshire

Church of England Parish: West Dean with East Grimstead St Mary the Virgin

Church of England Diocese: Salisbury

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Listing Text

SU 2527
9/3 Dean House (including
West Wing which is in Wiltshire)


Rectory now private house. Late C17 and early C18, with late C18 lower ranges each
end and wing in centre, mid C18 stable block linked to house by range. Brick, some
stone dressings, old plain tile roof. Plan of 4 wide bay late C17 house, altered
and extended early C18 (8 bays on garden front), 2 storey and attic: to each end
low 2 storey, 3 bay added wings, that to L of entrance front joining house to mid
C18 stable range at right angles: on garden front to centre full height 2 bay
deep half octagonal wing of late C18. Entrance front has late C17 brick and
flint bands and stone quoins to L 3 bays of centre part. Plinth to centre part.
To L centre bay C19 projecting single storey, wide porch containing half-glazed
door and side lights. In other bays 3 C18 12-pane flush-framed sashes, all in
modified openings. On 1st floor 3 similar and in L bay blocked opening. Moulded
timber cornice. 4 irregular 2-light hip-roofed dormers. Large multi-flued C17
stacks at each end, that to L external, that to R external when built but bay
added around it. R wing has C19 single storey range in front with irregular tri-
partite windows, and casements over. L wing has 12-pane sashes, central door and
blocked windows. To L stable block of 10 bays, including 2 behind L wing, 1 storey
and loft. Visible 8 bays have 2 bay central pediment with pitching oculus, below
2 sets of double doors. To L C20 garage doors either side of lunette window. To
R tall planked door and fanlight under rubbed brick head, each side of lunette,
Roof hipped. Garden front has 8 narrow bay to central block, early C18 12-pane
flush-frame sashes under rubbed arches. To centre, projecting 2 bays, is 2½ storey
half-octagonal wing, with late C18 sashes on end faces, casements on 2nd floor,
rubbed arches. Roof hipped with flat top. Wings have assorted casements and
sashes. Early C20 summerhouse to R wing and projecting end of stable block.
Interior is C18 and C19 and is of interest. House overlooks small park. West wing
is listed under Wiltshire, as is garden wall.

Listing NGR: SU2576827278

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