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Wootton House

A Grade II Listed Building in Wootton Fitzpaine, Dorset

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Latitude: 50.7566 / 50°45'23"N

Longitude: -2.8928 / 2°53'34"W

OS Eastings: 337119

OS Northings: 95599

OS Grid: SY371955

Mapcode National: GBR PK.GQMK

Mapcode Global: FRA 47T2.YMJ

Plus Code: 9C2VQ444+JV

Entry Name: Wootton House

Listing Date: 7 August 1952

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1287157

English Heritage Legacy ID: 403170

Location: Wootton Fitzpaine, Dorset, DT6

County: Dorset

Civil Parish: Wootton Fitzpaine

Traditional County: Dorset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Dorset

Church of England Parish: Wootton-Fitzpaine

Church of England Diocese: Salisbury

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Listing Text


SY 39 SE
(4/66 (1))


Wootton House



Country house in landscaped grounds. c 1765 and late C19. Main range, C18 to south (south front) with later wings added on north east and north west. Brick walls in Flemish bond with rusticated stone quoins, slate-hung central bay to full height, two stone plat bands and a moulded cornice. Hipped slate roof, low, behind parapet. c 1900 brick stacks at east and west parapets with moulded stone cornices. South elevation: Three storeys. Five windows, central bay is half-octagonal. Sashes with moulded flush window architraves, French window to ground floor centre. Crown glass. Orangery, now swimming pool, at left hand end, C19. Brick with stone French window surrounds. Dentil cornice and brick parapet over. Four bays. Stone urns at parapet corners. East elevation has a c 1900 brick facing and c 1900 stone porch with Gibbs surround and pediment over. Interior: ground floor rooms with restrained plasterwork. Marble fireplace with yellow Siena marble flutings. Staircase with mahogany hand rail and turned balusters. Mahogany doors. Chinese wallpaper, imitation of c 1880, by Slade students.

This entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 27 July 2016.

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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