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Greyhound House

A Grade I Listed Building in Blandford Forum, Dorset

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Latitude: 50.8558 / 50°51'20"N

Longitude: -2.1654 / 2°9'55"W

OS Eastings: 388451

OS Northings: 106270

OS Grid: ST884062

Mapcode National: GBR 1ZG.CB8

Mapcode Global: FRA 66CV.06P

Entry Name: Greyhound House

Listing Date: 27 October 1950

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1152922

English Heritage Legacy ID: 102202

Location: Blandford Forum, North Dorset, Dorset, DT11

County: Dorset

District: North Dorset

Civil Parish: Blandford Forum

Built-Up Area: Blandford Forum

Traditional County: Dorset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Dorset

Church of England Parish: Blandford Forum St Peter and St Paul

Church of England Diocese: Salisbury

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Listing Text

This list entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 17/06/2015

ST 8806

No. 2
Greyhound House

(Formerly listed as Premises occupied by National Westminster Bank, MARKET PLACE)


Originally the Greyhound Inn. After the fire, if not before, it belonged to
the Bastard family and was rebuilt by them. It had been completed by 1753.
It has a 3 storey 7 window front, now stucco. The central 3 bays have Corinthian
pilasters and pediment. Enriched modillions to eaves cornice and pediment.
All upper windows have enriched architraves and keystones. 2nd floor windows
have shaped aprons with carved masks. At lst floor level there is a continuous
penthouse with coved soffit. Plain sash windows without glazing bars to ground
floor. An old print shows a carved greyhound in the tympanum. See the Bastards
of Blandford by John Adams Archit. Review - June 1968.

All the listed buildings in Market Place, and Nos 59 to 73 (odd) East Street,
Conyer's Filling Station, Nos 1 to 7 (odd), Nos 2 to 8 (even) and No 12 West
Street, and Church of St Peter and St Paul form a group.

Listing NGR: ST8845106270

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