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Chalmington House

A Grade II Listed Building in Cattistock, Dorset

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Latitude: 50.8061 / 50°48'21"N

Longitude: -2.5778 / 2°34'40"W

OS Eastings: 359383

OS Northings: 100884

OS Grid: ST593008

Mapcode National: GBR MR.YGQS

Mapcode Global: FRA 56HY.TVM

Entry Name: Chalmington House

Listing Date: 26 January 1956

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1118661

English Heritage Legacy ID: 105343

Location: Cattistock, West Dorset, Dorset, DT2

County: Dorset

District: West Dorset

Civil Parish: Cattistock

Traditional County: Dorset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Dorset

Church of England Parish: Cattistock St Peter and St Paul

Church of England Diocese: Salisbury

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Listing Text


3/18 Chalmington House

Large House in grounds. Possible late C16 core, with C19
rebuilding and extension, infill of rear courtyard. Rubble-stone
walls, rendered, two stone strings, moulded stone parapet with
bowtell. Slate roofs with gable-ends, and three gables to front
with barley-sugar finials. Rendered and brick stacks on west end
wall, and on main ridge. 2½ storeys. Main south elevation:
7 windows, sashes with horizontal glazing-bars flat architraves
with stone cills and console-brackets under. Tower porch at
centre, 2½ storeys, front doorway with moulded architrave,
6 recess-panel door with 2 toplights over, C19. Extensions to
house at east end (right angles), with triple gabling and 6
barley-sugar finials. Oriel to right of secondary porch, with
transomed stone mullions and double-crenellated string. Tower-
porch, with C19 door, depressed-arch head and label over.

(RCHM Dorset I, p72(3))

Listing NGR: ST5938300884

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