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Latitude: 51.0055 / 51°0'19"N
Longitude: -2.2012 / 2°12'4"W
OS Eastings: 385982
OS Northings: 122920
OS Grid: ST859229
Mapcode National: GBR 1XH.VQK
Mapcode Global: FRA 668G.B97
Entry Name: Ox House
Listing Date: 20 June 1952
Last Amended: 15 October 1973
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1108758
English Heritage Legacy ID: 101980
Location: Shaftesbury, North Dorset, Dorset, SP7
District: North Dorset
Civil Parish: Shaftesbury
Built-Up Area: Shaftesbury
Traditional County: Dorset
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Dorset
Church of England Parish: Shaftesbury St Peter
Church of England Diocese: Salisbury
(Formerly listed as
No 13 Old Grove Place)
ST 8522 6/25 20.6.52.
2-storey stone ashlar house, probably late C16 to early C17. Recently
restored. L-shaped. Gable-ends with stone copings. Plaintiles (recent)
to roof. The front has a projecting 2-storey porch wing, the upper storey
of which is plastered. The doorway is a modern reproduction, but the inner
door has moulded stone jambs and a 4-centred arch. Windows have hollow-
chamfered stone frames and mullions with later sashes inserted. Hood moulds
to 1st floor windows, continuous weathermould above ground floor openings.
4-centre-arched doorway at rear. Paired chimneys of stone ashlar with
moulded caps at each gable-end. Interior has moulded stud and panel partitions.
Early C17 fireplaces. See RCHM. The house is the original of the 'Ox
Ian" in Thomas Hardy's 'Jude the Obscure." Important for its internal
Listing NGR: ST8601022951
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
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