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17-22, Church Row

A Grade II Listed Building in Hilton, Dorset

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.8261 / 50°49'33"N

Longitude: -2.3133 / 2°18'47"W

OS Eastings: 378031

OS Northings: 102995

OS Grid: ST780029

Mapcode National: GBR 0YB.3ZB

Mapcode Global: FRA 661X.8MK

Entry Name: 17-22, Church Row

Listing Date: 8 April 2003

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1096084

English Heritage Legacy ID: 490050

Location: Hilton, North Dorset, Dorset, DT11

County: Dorset

District: North Dorset

Civil Parish: Hilton

Traditional County: Dorset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Dorset

Church of England Parish: Hilton and Ansty

Church of England Diocese: Salisbury

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Listing Text

HILTON

520/0/10003 CHURCH ROW
08-APR-03 17 - 22

II

Terrace of poor houses. Early C19, probably built in 1812. Stuccoed flint, brick and cob. Clay plain tile roof with gabled ends. Brick gable-end and axial stacks.
PLAN: Terrace of six houses, built in pairs, each with a room at the front and an unheated service room at the back and with first floor and attic chambers.
EXTERIOR: 2 storeys and attic. Symmetrical 6-window north east front with 2-light iron-frame casements with small panes, the ground floor with segmental heads; No.17 on right has C20 replacement windows; six stuccoed gabled dormers with small 2-light wrought-iron casements with leaded panes. No.17 has C20 single-storey extension set back on right side. At rear 2-light iron-frame casements with leaded panes on first floor, C19 iron roof lights and C20 single-storey extensions.
INTERIOR: No.19 has original joinery, including plank doors; first floor chamber at front has fireplace with iron basket grate; queen-post roof trusses exposed in attic chamber.
NOTE: Hilton parish Poor Book records that Lady Caroline Damer of Milton Abbey offered "to build several Poor Cottages at her Ladyship's expense" if the parish were to pay interest on the sum spent.
A good example of early C19 poor houses.

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