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Askerwell House

A Grade II Listed Building in Askerswell, Dorset

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Latitude: 50.7313 / 50°43'52"N

Longitude: -2.6658 / 2°39'56"W

OS Eastings: 353106

OS Northings: 92623

OS Grid: SY531926

Mapcode National: GBR PR.XD18

Mapcode Global: FRA 5794.WSL

Entry Name: Askerwell House

Listing Date: 7 August 1952

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1118790

English Heritage Legacy ID: 105032

Location: Askerswell, West Dorset, Dorset, DT2

County: Dorset

District: West Dorset

Civil Parish: Askerswell

Traditional County: Dorset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Dorset

Church of England Parish: Askerswell St Michael

Church of England Diocese: Salisbury

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Listing Text


3/12 Askerswell House
- II

Detached House, former Rectory. Dated: "Deo Gloria 1851" on canted
bay (stone-shield). Ashlar stone walls, with a moulded plinth.
Slate roofs, pentice and hipped at left hand, and gabled to front
at right hand with stone gable-coping and kneelers. Dressed stone
stacks, at left hand (base of hip), and projecting stack with set-
offs and moulded cornice up the right hand gable, 2 storeys and dormers.
3 windows to front entrance elevation, and gabled bay right of that.
Left to right: pentice-bay, 3- and 2-light stone mullions with
returned labels over, cast-iron original casements with glazing-bars
and lozenges at intersections. Bay 2: 2-storey canted-bay window,
with 3-light stone mullions to front, one at sides. Same casements.
Pedimented dormer over with same 2-light casements. Bay 3: Front
doorway, pointed arch with label and stops, moulded jambs. Recess-
panel door with Y-tracery head. 2-light casement over with label
of the above type pedimented dormer over, of usual type. Bay 4:
gabled with stack as mentioned above. South elevation has canted
oriel at left hand side, and large 3-light casement right of this.
Parapet is gabled up over each window bay, and has an octagonal
standard projecting above apex. The casements are an important
element in the design.

Listing NGR: SY5310692623

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