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Mapperton Rectory

A Grade II* Listed Building in Mapperton, Dorset

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Latitude: 50.7952 / 50°47'42"N

Longitude: -2.7067 / 2°42'24"W

OS Eastings: 350289

OS Northings: 99756

OS Grid: SY502997

Mapcode National: GBR ML.Z62C

Mapcode Global: FRA 566Z.RBY

Plus Code: 9C2VQ7WV+38

Entry Name: Mapperton Rectory

Listing Date: 4 December 1951

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1288056

English Heritage Legacy ID: 400749

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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Former Rectory. 1699-1703 (Building Accounts). Dressed stone walls.
Plain tile roof with stone gable-copings. Stone stacks at left and
right hand gables, with ogee cornices. 2 storeys with attics. 7
windows, mainly 2-light ovolo stone mullions, though single-light
windows in beside porch. Separate labels over all the windows. C20
metal casements with glazing-bars. Gabled two-storey porch at centre.
Front doorway with straight-chamfered jambs and very depressed arch
head, Separate label over. Inscribed on lintel: "restored 1890.
Paulet Compton." Plank door with 2 main panels, studded. C18/19.
South gable-wall has 2 big stepped buttresses. Interior: "I.P, 1701"
on door lintel of north gable wall, (now internal). Internal
arrangements much altered, C19 and C20.

The muse was built by John Powell, rector of South Mapperton from
1698. The Building Accounts survive: D.C.R.O. P81/IN2. Published
by the Dorset Record Society, 1983 (ed. R. Machin).
Source: R.C.H.M. Dorset I, p 156(3).

Listing NGR: SY5028999756

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