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Devon House

A Grade II Listed Building in Yetminster, Dorset

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Latitude: 50.8956 / 50°53'44"N

Longitude: -2.5777 / 2°34'39"W

OS Eastings: 359467

OS Northings: 110839

OS Grid: ST594108

Mapcode National: GBR MR.RW72

Mapcode Global: FRA 56HQ.TVH

Entry Name: Devon House

Listing Date: 8 October 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1119118

English Heritage Legacy ID: 106164

Location: Yetminster, West Dorset, Dorset, DT9

County: Dorset

District: West Dorset

Civil Parish: Yetminster

Built-Up Area: Yetminster

Traditional County: Dorset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Dorset

Church of England Parish: Yetminster and Hilfield

Church of England Diocese: Salisbury

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Listing Text

(North side)

11/147 Devon House


House at right end of terrace. Early-mid C18. Rubble stone walls, slate
roof with coped gables, brick end stacks. 2 storeys. L-shaped plan, with
projecting rear wing at left end. Flat band at first floor level. 6-panel
moulded panel door, in moulded stone surround, under shallow segmental hood
on brackets with ball pendants. Ground floor has two 4-light stone mullion
windows with moulded stone surrounds - chamfered mullions with flat fillet.
Casements with centre horizontal bar. First floor has two 3-light and one
2-light similar windows. Later, rear range, creating a double-pile plan,
with parallel roofs. Rear wing, originally outbuilding, includes a stable
and part-demolished barn. Internally, left ground floor room has large
open fireplace with curved-timber lintel. Interior much altered, but
original roof structure survives with coupled common rafters - no ridge
piece. Interesting transitional design - from sub-medieval to classical

Listing NGR: ST5946710839

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