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Chedington Court and Wall Along Lane to South

A Grade II Listed Building in Chedington, Dorset

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.8483 / 50°50'53"N

Longitude: -2.727 / 2°43'37"W

OS Eastings: 348916

OS Northings: 105669

OS Grid: ST489056

Mapcode National: GBR MK.VT34

Mapcode Global: FRA 565V.PFB

Plus Code: 9C2VR7XF+86

Entry Name: Chedington Court and Wall Along Lane to South

Listing Date: 12 June 1953

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1290327

English Heritage Legacy ID: 395311

Location: Chedington, Dorset, DT8

County: Dorset

Civil Parish: Chedington

Traditional County: Dorset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Dorset

Church of England Parish: South Perrott and Chedington St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Salisbury

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Listing Text

CHEDINGTON CHEDINGTON VILLAGE
ST 40 NE
12.6.53
2/179 Chedington Court and
Wall along lane to south
GV II

Country House, now an Hotel, c1840 and remodelled date 1894 on bell-cote.
In an eclectic C17 style, for W T Cox. Ashlar stone walls. Slate roofs.
Tall chimney stacks on left gable wall, three with moulded cornices. stack
on right gable-end, set diagonally. 2-3 storeys. 5 irregular bays, each
differently articulated. Bay 2: large canted bay to ground and first with
parapet. Simple Dutch gable. Bay 3: porch with round-arch entrance
projecting voussoirs and dropped key. 3-light mullion over HMP tablet (Peto.).
Open pediment over with shield of arms. Steep gable with pyramid finials.
Bay 4: ground level with 6-light stone mullions, 2x2x2, ramped parapet.
2nd and 3rd storeys are set well back, having 3- and 2-light mullions
respectively. Plain gable with ball-finial at apex. Bay 5: 2 2-light
stone mullions. Projecting stack feature corbelled out above ground floor
window. Openwork Tudor Rose panel. Dutch gable with ball and pyramid
finials, and terminating in a stack, set diagonally Facade therefore
eclectic, quirky and irregular. Interior Hall with compartmented ceiling
of thin wooden ribs, c1894. Wide 3-centred opening to staircase-bay and
service-bay. Projecting key and dentils. Drawing Room has coupled fluted
columns framing the entrance to the canted bay. Ogival block capitals with
oak-leaf motif. Adam-style fireplace. Staircase, c1894, in Queen Anne style.
Rubble-stone wall along lane, clO foot high and for 5O yards, becoming lower
ramped down. Round-arch entrance with a large keystone and with dressed
stone jambs.


Listing NGR: ST4891605669

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