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South Stables (Barn and Cart Shed)

A Grade I Listed Building in Mapperton, Dorset

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Latitude: 50.7943 / 50°47'39"N

Longitude: -2.7065 / 2°42'23"W

OS Eastings: 350301

OS Northings: 99654

OS Grid: SY503996

Mapcode National: GBR ML.Z63S

Mapcode Global: FRA 566Z.Z9F

Plus Code: 9C2VQ7VV+PC

Entry Name: South Stables (Barn and Cart Shed)

Listing Date: 4 December 1951

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1215498

English Heritage Legacy ID: 400737

Location: Mapperton, Dorset, DT8

County: Dorset

Civil Parish: Mapperton

Traditional County: Dorset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Dorset

Church of England Parish: Melplash and Mapperton Christ Church

Church of England Diocese: Salisbury

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8/91 South Stables
(Barn and Cart-Shed)


South Stable Block, probably always Barn and Cart-Shed. Dated
R.B. 1670 on keystone on south elevation. Dressed stone walls.
Stone slab roof with stone gable-copings. One storey with attics.
North elevation from west to east: barn porch, gabled, with large
round-headed entrance with moulded architrave. Massive dropped
key-block, and big moulded imposts. 3 pigeon-holes under the eaves.
4 sham windows, of 2-light mullion-and-transom design, matching
friezes and pediments to north stable. Blind window-spaces, black infill.
Doorway, with matching architectural details, also sham. Large
elliptical-headed doorway, fitted with panelled doors. The south wall
has 2 wide archways. Roof construction: principals come into wall,
onto individual block bedded in below eaves. This block crudely
jointed into side of a wall-post, supported on a stone corbel. Collars
jointed into side of principals.
Source: R.C.H.M. Dorset I, p 156(3).

Listing NGR: SY5029899653

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