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Boveridge House

A Grade II Listed Building in Cranborne, Dorset

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Latitude: 50.9322 / 50°55'56"N

Longitude: -1.9019 / 1°54'7"W

OS Eastings: 406986

OS Northings: 114759

OS Grid: SU069147

Mapcode National: GBR 41H.KY0

Mapcode Global: FRA 66XN.0VG

Entry Name: Boveridge House

Listing Date: 3 April 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1153468

English Heritage Legacy ID: 107345

Location: Cranborne, East Dorset, Dorset, BH21

County: Dorset

District: East Dorset

Civil Parish: Cranborne

Traditional County: Dorset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Dorset

Church of England Parish: Cranborne with Boveridge St Mary and St Bartholomew

Church of England Diocese: Salisbury

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Listing Text


7/8 Boveridge House


Country House, now school. Early C19 with additions dated 1887 and 1920. For
Henry Brouncher by William Evans of Wimborne. Slate and lead roofs largely
concealed behind parapets. Brick stacks with moulded caps in various locations.
Double plat bands between which are brick panels below window openings. 2 storeys
and attics, 7 bays (5 to original house). Sash windows in lugged ashlar
architraves, 12-pane below and 9-pane above. Panelled parapet with integral
pedimented dormers. Central late C19 canted bay with balustraded parapet and
French doors. Open loggia at right angles left. Greek Doric tetrastyle portico
to west facade.

Internally, the main rooms have moulded cornices, panelling and various enrichments mainly in a mid-C18 style. Several marble fireplaces possibly reset from else where; stone staircase with wrought-iron balustrade and moulded handrail; apsidal entrance hall with Ionic colonnade; 1920 drawing room high quality panelling with pilastered fireplace and shell-headed niches. (RCHM, Dorset, vol. V, p.13-14, No. 20.)

Listing NGR: SU0698614759

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