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Merley Court and Attached Front Gateway and Walls

A Grade II Listed Building in Merley, Poole

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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

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1222804

English Heritage Legacy ID: 412442

Location: Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole, BH21

County: Poole

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

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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:
(West side)
Vicarage, approximately 100 yds
south of "The Brook")
(Formerly Listed as:
(West side)
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
left-hand extension.
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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