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Higher Ansty House

A Grade II Listed Building in Hilton, Dorset

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Latitude: 50.8349 / 50°50'5"N

Longitude: -2.331 / 2°19'51"W

OS Eastings: 376786

OS Northings: 103985

OS Grid: ST767039

Mapcode National: GBR 0Y3.KH9

Mapcode Global: FRA 660W.MP8

Entry Name: Higher Ansty House

Listing Date: 10 October 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1118603

English Heritage Legacy ID: 103434

Location: Hilton, Dorset, Dorset, DT2

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


2/21 Higher Ansty House

Detached house, formerly a farmhouse. Early C18 - but service range may be
earlier. Brick walls, plastered at front; tiled roof; brick end stacks projecting
externally from gable wall. Main block of double-pile plan with parallel roofs.
Service range at left end, set back, and projecting to rear. Main house of 2
storeys and attics. Service range extended to rear as a single-storeyed
outbuilding, of brick with tiled roof. C20 porch in angle of main block and
service range. This has plastered walls up to first floor; weatherboarded
above. C20 panelled door under moulded hood on brackets. In main block, ground
and first floors each have 2 sash windows with glazing bars. Attic has 2
segmental-roofed dormers with casements with glazing bars. In front wall of
service range, one casement window with lead lights on each floor. At right end
of main range a C20 single-storey extension with hipped roof. In rear wall of
main block, some casement windows with lead lights. C18 closed stone stair with
turned balusters and moulded handrail. Several C18 fireplace surrounds and
raised panel doors. RCHM Monument 16. (Dorset. Vol.III)

Listing NGR: ST7678603985

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