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Latitude: 50.8569 / 50°51'24"N
Longitude: -2.164 / 2°9'50"W
OS Eastings: 388549
OS Northings: 106388
OS Grid: ST885063
Mapcode National: GBR 1ZG.CNV
Mapcode Global: FRA 66CT.SWZ
Entry Name: Coupar House
Listing Date: 27 October 1950
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1152976
English Heritage Legacy ID: 102220
Location: Blandford Forum, North Dorset, Dorset, DT11
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
865 THE PLOCKS
ST 8806 1/69 27.10.50.
Fine mid-Cl8 house standing behind forecourt. Tile house has a 3-storey 5-window
brick front, the centre bay being of bluish burnt brick, the sides red. The
central feature has stone Ionic pilasters to lower floors and rusticated quoin+
above. The side quoins are rusticated below the main cornice and have panelled
pilasters above. The main stone cornice is at 2nd floor level, the 2nd floor
being treated as an attic storey and having a moulded stone coping rising to
a small gable in the centre, giving the effect of an open pediment. (cf No
5 East Street). Central 2nd floor window round-headed, central 1st floor window
has scroll sides, all windows have moulded stone architraves and keys. Stone
plinth and strings. Stone doorway is Roman Doric with half-round pilasters,
triglyphs and pediment. The interior, which has recently been sympathetically
restored, has fine original staircase, panelling, carved chimney-pieces, plasterwork
etc. Attributed to Nathaniel Ireson. See "The Bastards of Blandford" by John
Adams; "Architectural Review", June 1968.
Coupar House, Walls, Railings and Stables , Limetree House and
Nos 2, 3, 5 and 7 form a group.
Listing NGR: ST8854906388
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