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Latitude: 50.7834 / 50°47'0"N
Longitude: -1.9561 / 1°57'21"W
OS Eastings: 403191
OS Northings: 98208
OS Grid: SZ031982
Mapcode National: GBR 435.XYT
Mapcode Global: FRA 67S0.PRP
Plus Code: 9C2WQ2MV+9H
Entry Name: Merley Court and Attached Front Gateway and Walls
Listing Date: 30 June 1980
Last Amended: 13 September 1995
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1222804
English Heritage Legacy ID: 412442
Location: Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole, BH21
Electoral Ward/Division: Merley & Bearwood
Built-Up Area: Merley
Traditional County: Dorset
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Dorset
Church of England Parish: Canford Magna
Church of England Diocese: Salisbury
SZ0398 CANFORD MAGNA, Canford Magna
958-1/9/231 (West side)
30/06/80 Merley Court and attached front
gateway and walls
(Formerly Listed as:
Vicarage, approximately 100 yds
south of "The Brook")
(Formerly Listed as:
Archway and flank walls to the
House. Late C18, remodelled late C19. Rendered brick with
brick details and stone dressings, English garden wall bond
front wall, brick ridge and left-hand gable stacks and tiled
roof, hipped to the right. Single-depth 3-room plan with
2 storeys and attic; 3:1-window range. Brick eaves cornice,
entrance has side lights and fanlight, and is connected to the
gateway by a conservatory; windows with C19 labels and quoins
to recessed sashes, a right-hand ground-floor tripartite
window has 6/6-pane and flanking 4/4-pane sashes, 3/6-pane
first-floor sashes, the extension has a label to a
segmental-arched ground-floor 3/6-pane sash, and plain
surround to a first-floor 3/6-pane sash. 3 hipped dormers have
3/3-pane sashes and decorative ridge tiles. The extension has
a 2-window left-hand return. INTERIOR not inspected.
SUBSIDIARY FEATURES: a good late C18 brick front gateway has a
pair of pilasters to a dentil cornice, matching dentil coping,
and central raised section with a further coping, and a rubbed
brick flat arch to a C19 six-panel door. The wall is ramped
down each side from the cornice level with a dentilled moulded
coping, and extends approx 20m N and S. It connects to the
front entrance by a covered way.
(RCHME: County of Dorset (South East): London: 1970-: 356).
Listing NGR: SZ0319198208
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