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Vine House, Including Front Garden Wall and Gate Piers

A Grade II Listed Building in Sturminster Newton, Dorset

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Latitude: 50.9256 / 50°55'32"N

Longitude: -2.3029 / 2°18'10"W

OS Eastings: 378809

OS Northings: 114059

OS Grid: ST788140

Mapcode National: GBR 0X0.SQL

Mapcode Global: FRA 662N.DPQ

Entry Name: Vine House, Including Front Garden Wall and Gate Piers

Listing Date: 4 October 1960

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1153677

English Heritage Legacy ID: 102479

Location: Sturminster Newton, North Dorset, Dorset, DT10

County: Dorset

District: North Dorset

Civil Parish: Sturminster Newton

Built-Up Area: Sturminster Newton

Traditional County: Dorset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Dorset

Church of England Parish: Sturminster Newton St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Salisbury

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Listing Text


8/175 Vine House, including
front garden wall and
4.10.60 gate piers.


House, C17 range to left with c 1700 wing to rear and C18 addition to the
right (RCHM). Ashlar and rubble, tiled roof with stone slate verges, gabled to
left and half-hipped to right. Stone stacks to ends of original range and rear
of C18 addition. 2 storeys and attic, 5 bays, Original range ground floor has
one 3-light and one 4-light square labelled stone mullioned window with hollow
chamfered mullions and jambs and leaded-lights. Fenestration pattern repeats
on the first floor. Some early glass. 2 hipped dormers in roof with 3-light
wooden casements with leaded-lights. C18 addition has 4 3-light sashes with
glazing bars under flat arches. These flank a 2-panel door with a round
fanlight. C19 wooden lattice porch with round hood. Insurance plaque over.
Internal: C17 staircase (probably reset, see RCHM description), C17 panelling
with moulded through rails and moulded interrupted stiles, ceiling of deep
chamfered intersecting beams, other deep chamfered beams, some reed and plaster
ceilings, and an Ionic doorcase in front room. Brick wall to road with a
stone coping and gate piers with ball finials. The Dorset poet, William Barnes,
worked as a solicitor's clerk here for 3 years. O Knott and R Rodgers,
"Pictorial History of Sturminster Newton", Dorset Publishing Company 1973.
"RCHM, Dorset, Vol III", HMSO, London, 1970, p 280, no 29.

Listing NGR: ST7880914059

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