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Winfrith House

A Grade II* Listed Building in Winfrith Newburgh, Dorset

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Latitude: 50.661 / 50°39'39"N

Longitude: -2.2746 / 2°16'28"W

OS Eastings: 380685

OS Northings: 84622

OS Grid: SY806846

Mapcode National: GBR 10B.FRJ

Mapcode Global: FRA 673B.CND

Entry Name: Winfrith House

Listing Date: 20 November 1959

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1120384

English Heritage Legacy ID: 108812

Location: Winfrith Newburgh, Purbeck, Dorset, DT2

County: Dorset

District: Purbeck

Civil Parish: Winfrith Newburgh

Built-Up Area: Winfrith Newburgh

Traditional County: Dorset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Dorset

Church of England Parish: The Lulworths, Winfrith Newburgh and Chaldon

Church of England Diocese: Salisbury

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Listing Text

SY 8084, SY 8184, SY 8185, SY 8085
20.11.59 (North-West Side)

Winfrith House


House. C18 origin, enlarged - probably in C19. Brick walls, with parapet on front
elevation only, brick stacks. Two storeys and attics. Original house had a
symmetrical plan, two rooms deep and two wide, with a central entrance and stair.
This extended to south by an additional bay, the doorway being re-sited further
south and the original entrance all incorporated in the north room. Later kitchen
wing on north, of one storey and attics. Main facade now has raised panel door with
fanlight in a semi-circular brick arch, set in a stone portico with Tuscan columns
and entablature. Oval windows each side of this. North of the doorway, ground
floor has two double-hung sash windows with glazing bars. South of the doorway a
canted bay window with double-hung sashes with glazing bars. First floor has five
double-hung sash windows with glazing bars. Moulded stone cornice at base of
parapet. Stone plinth, and stone band course at first floor level on original
section only.
Northern kitchen block has double-hung sash window and a dormer-type extension above
the lean-to roof. At south end of house, a modern single-storey extension with flat
roof containing a loggia and a garage.
Internally, north front ground floor room has a late C18 moulded plaster cornice and
dado, and contemporary hob grate, all in "Adam" style. Main rear ground floor room
has re-used mid-C18 panelling with raised panels, cornice with dentils and egg and
tongue ornament, and dado and skirting with carved ornament. Door has eared
architrave with carved consoles. "Secret" door in north wall. Good fireplace
surround and overmantel with carved console "supporters". Two later bay windows in
rear wall, with double-hung sashes with glazing bars. Late C18 cut string stair
with square balusters, wreathed handrail and carved spandril brackets.
RCHM Monument 4.

Listing NGR: SY8068584622

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