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The Old Court House Including Front Boundary Walls

A Grade II Listed Building in Yetminster, Dorset

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Latitude: 50.8957 / 50°53'44"N

Longitude: -2.5802 / 2°34'48"W

OS Eastings: 359290

OS Northings: 110847

OS Grid: ST592108

Mapcode National: GBR MR.RVGT

Mapcode Global: FRA 56HQ.SQL

Entry Name: The Old Court House Including Front Boundary Walls

Listing Date: 11 July 1951

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1154445

English Heritage Legacy ID: 106156

Location: Yetminster, West Dorset, Dorset, DT9

County: Dorset

District: West Dorset

Civil Parish: Yetminster

Built-Up Area: Yetminster

Traditional County: Dorset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Dorset

Church of England Parish: Yetminster and Hilfield

Church of England Diocese: Salisbury

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Listing Text

(North side)

11/139 The Old Court House,
11.7.51 including front
boundary walls.


Detached house. Mid-late C17, with later C17 or C18 extension at right end.
Rubble stone walls, with some remains of old plaster, and ashlar quoins and
dressings. Tiled roof with coped gables, 2 brick stacks on ridge, one being
at front of gabled projection. L-shaped plan with projecting wing at
left end, this with shaped finial. 2 storeys. Porch in angle of 2 copings;
with lean-to roof. Original ledged door in moulded frame, in 4-centred arched
opening. In left gable wall, one single-light window with moulded surround '
and hoodmould, at mezzanine level. Right side wall of wing has, on ground
floor, one circular window and one 4-light stone mullioned window with
hoodmould. Similar 3-light window on first floor. In main range parallel
to road, ground floor has one similar 4-light window and one single-light
window. First floor has one 2-light and one 3-light similar window. All
windows have casements with centre horizontal bar. Various C20 rear additions.
Internally, front ground floor room in wing has C18 moulded panelling. Plank
and muntin partitions on ground and first floor. Some chamfered and some moulded
ceiling beams. Front boundary wall of rubble stone, with flat coping. Front
boundary wall left of house, of rubble stone with vertically laid rubble coping.
(RCHM Monument 13. Dorset. Vol. I R Machin, "The Houses of Yetminster".
University of Bristol. 1978.)

Listing NGR: ST5929010847

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