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Preston House

A Grade II Listed Building in Iwerne Minster, Dorset

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Latitude: 50.9249 / 50°55'29"N

Longitude: -2.1946 / 2°11'40"W

OS Eastings: 386418

OS Northings: 113959

OS Grid: ST864139

Mapcode National: GBR 1YG.XN8

Mapcode Global: FRA 669N.LT9

Entry Name: Preston House

Listing Date: 24 June 1984

Last Amended: 24 June 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1110227

English Heritage Legacy ID: 103206

Location: Iwerne Minster, North Dorset, Dorset, DT11

County: Dorset

District: North Dorset

Civil Parish: Iwerne Minster

Built-Up Area: Iwerne Minster

Traditional County: Dorset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Dorset

Church of England Parish: Iwerne Minster St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Salisbury

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Listing Text


4/116 Preston House


Farmhouse, C17 with extensive alterations and additions of the C19. Main-
facade of ashlar with remainder of house in flint and rubble with ashlar
quoins. Tiled roof with end brick stacks. L-plan with late C19 addition
in re-entrant angle. Main facade symmetrical. 2 storeys, 5 window range.
2-light casements with glazing bars under returned labels. Bulls-eye
window to upper floor central. Central doorway flanked by Tuscan columns
supporting open pedimental hood. Glazed door with transom-light. Remains
of C17 stone windows to rear.

Internal features (RCHM): C18 carved wood fireplace surrounds;first floor
C17 fireplace with moulded 4-centred head and continuous jambs with run-out
stops. (RCHM, Dorset, vol.II, p.39, no. 6).

Listing NGR: ST8641813959

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