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Latitude: 50.7484 / 50°44'54"N
Longitude: -2.3425 / 2°20'33"W
OS Eastings: 375932
OS Northings: 94367
OS Grid: SY759943
Mapcode National: GBR 0Z2.W17
Mapcode Global: FRA 57Z3.H6X
Entry Name: 8, the Square
Listing Date: 26 January 1956
Last Amended: 10 March 1987
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1303784
English Heritage Legacy ID: 106288
Location: Puddletown, Dorset, Dorset, DT2
District: West Dorset
Civil Parish: Puddletown
Built-Up Area: Puddletown
Traditional County: Dorset
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Dorset
Church of England Parish: Puddletown with Athelhampton and Burleston St Mary the Virgin
Church of England Diocese: Salisbury
SY 7594 THE SQUARE (East
14/100 No. 8 (formerly
listed under The
Semi-detached house, formerly west wing of Vicarage. c1722. Brick walls,
tiled roof with stone eaves courses, hipped at left end. Brick stack set in
from left end, with corner pilasters and oversailing cap. 2 storeys and
attic. Moulded plat band at first floor level. At right end, by junction
with Old Vicarage (qv), a single storey flat roofed porch with parapet and
cornice. 6-panel door with fanlight in moulded round arched surround, with
pilasters, and keystone. In main house, ground floor has 4 sashes with
glazing bars under gauged arches with keystones. Brick aprons below cills.
First floor has 4 similar sashes, and one, similar but segmental headed,
above porch. Attic has 2 hipped dormers with casements with glazing bars.
2 storey hipped roofed staircase extension at rear. Single storey later
rear extensions. In left gable wall, 2 semi-circular headed recesses on
each floor. Evidence of former niches, internally, corresponding to these.
Internally, main ground floor rooms have deep moulded cornices and raised
panel dadoes. Raised panel doors. Cut string stair with 3 turned
balusters per tread, wreathed handrail and carved spandrel brackets. (RCHM
Monumnent 4 Dorset Vol III)
Listing NGR: SY7593794366
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