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Downe Hall

A Grade II* Listed Building in Bridport, Dorset

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.736 / 50°44'9"N

Longitude: -2.756 / 2°45'21"W

OS Eastings: 346744

OS Northings: 93207

OS Grid: SY467932

Mapcode National: GBR PP.05NB

Mapcode Global: FRA 5734.J3G

Plus Code: 9C2VP6PV+CH

Entry Name: Downe Hall

Listing Date: 28 November 1950

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1215760

English Heritage Legacy ID: 104478

Location: Bridport, Dorset, DT6

County: Dorset

Civil Parish: Bridport

Built-Up Area: Bridport

Traditional County: Dorset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Dorset

Church of England Parish: Bridport St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Salisbury

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Description

1.
5191 BEDFORD PLACE
(North Side)

Downe Hall

SY 4693 5/3 28.11.50

2.
Variously dated 1775-6 or 1739. Built by William Downe, who also built Downe's
Street (1792-5). Ashlar. 3 storeys. Balustrade. North (modern entrance)
front 3 bay. Centre breaks forward with curved sides, and has 2 storey Tuscan
frontispiece on rusticated ground floor. Double doors with fielded panelling
and semi-circular fanlight in concave niche with triple keystone.
South front 5 bay, with central 3 bay Ionic frontispiece raised on rusticated
basement . Oculus in tympanum. Semi-circular porch with Tuscan pilasters.
Sashes with glazing bars. Iron balconies on 1st floor. 1 storey flanking
wings with balustrades and round-arched sashes with glazing bars.
Interior completely remodelled in Early C20, using some old panelling. 2
late C18 marble chimney pieces with good classical scenes sculpted in relief
on central dies. 1 magnificent Italian C16 ch1mneypiece.


Listing NGR: SY4674493207

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