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Marsh Court

A Grade II Listed Building in Caundle Marsh, Dorset

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Latitude: 50.923 / 50°55'22"N

Longitude: -2.4612 / 2°27'40"W

OS Eastings: 367680

OS Northings: 113823

OS Grid: ST676138

Mapcode National: GBR MX.Q28K

Mapcode Global: FRA 56QN.QZK

Entry Name: Marsh Court

Listing Date: 27 August 1976

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1118864

English Heritage Legacy ID: 104801

Location: Caundle Marsh, West Dorset, Dorset, DT9

County: Dorset

District: West Dorset

Civil Parish: Caundle Marsh

Traditional County: Dorset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Dorset

Church of England Parish: Caundle Marsh St Peter and St Paul

Church of England Diocese: Salisbury

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Listing Text


2/78 27-8-76 Marsh Court


Country house, core probably of 1731 with extensive remodelling and
wings of 1910. 1910 work by Macpherson and Richardson. Neo-Georgian,
somewhat in the style of Macartney. Coursed rubble walls, with
rusticated ashlar quoins and ashlar dressings. Stone slated hipped
roof with end and central stone stacks. 2 storeys and attic, 9 bays,
2:5:2. C2O sashes with glazing bars in ashlar architraves. Central
bay bears a centrepiece which may be original. This consists of a
door with ashlar architrave and pedimental hood on carved brackets
above which is an ashlar panel containing 2 arched lights and flanked
by carved side scrolls. To the rear are 2 stone mullioned windows,
possibly of the C17, reset. The central stack bears an inscription
DGM 1731. Internally there is a wide staircase of 1910 with twisted
RCHM, Dorset, vol III, p 56, no 8. Newman J and Pevsner, N. The
Buildings of England: Dorset, Penguin, 1972, pp 132-3.

Listing NGR: ST6768013823

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