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Lower Silton

A Grade II Listed Building in Silton, Dorset

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Latitude: 51.0725 / 51°4'21"N

Longitude: -2.3049 / 2°18'17"W

OS Eastings: 378735

OS Northings: 130398

OS Grid: ST787303

Mapcode National: GBR 0V8.L3W

Mapcode Global: FRA 6619.5VF

Entry Name: Lower Silton

Listing Date: 3 January 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1152424

English Heritage Legacy ID: 103074

Location: Silton, North Dorset, Dorset, SP8

County: Dorset

District: North Dorset

Civil Parish: Silton

Traditional County: Dorset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Dorset

Church of England Parish: Silton St Nicholas

Church of England Diocese: Salisbury

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Listing Text


1/111 Lower Silton


House, probably late C18. Rubble walls with tiled roof with stone
slate verges, end brick stacks. 2 storeys, 3 window range. 3-light
casement windows with glazing bars, the uppermost lights having
pointed heads. The ground floor has 2 canted bays. Central glazed
door. Internal features (RCHM): west room has cornice with cable and
egg and dart mouldings; east room has C18 chimney piece with carton-
pierre enrichment. The house is reputed to contain murals painted by
William Blake, painted over by a later occupant.
(RCHM, Dorset, vol IV, P79, No 5. Moore, Doris, Footsteps from the
Past, 1968, privately printed).

Listing NGR: ST7873530398

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