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Building 10 Metres South-East of Clifton House (The Library)

A Grade II* Listed Building in Clifton Maybank, Dorset

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Latitude: 50.9229 / 50°55'22"N

Longitude: -2.6038 / 2°36'13"W

OS Eastings: 357656

OS Northings: 113894

OS Grid: ST576138

Mapcode National: GBR MQ.Q259

Mapcode Global: FRA 56FN.PG3

Plus Code: 9C2VW9FW+5F

Entry Name: Building 10 Metres South-East of Clifton House (The Library)

Listing Date: 2 June 1986

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1304043

English Heritage Legacy ID: 105584

Location: Clifton Maybank, Dorset, BA22

County: Dorset

Civil Parish: Clifton Maybank

Traditional County: Dorset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Dorset

Church of England Parish: Bradford Abbas with Clifton Maybank St Mary the Virgin

Church of England Diocese: Salisbury

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ST 51 SE -
8/44 Building 10 metres
south-east of Clifton
House (The Library)
Detached Building, original use uncertain, now housing the library. Mid C16.
Formerly it extended further north. Dressed stone walls with Ham stone dressings
and clay-tile roofs with stone gable-copings. Stone stack with moulded cornice
on the south-east gable. Two storeys with cellars. North face, stumps of
two walls formerly projecting north. Two-light stone mullion windows with
four-centred arches in square heads, not aligned one over the other. Doorway
with four-centred head. Plank door has overall pattern of recess quatrefoils
in circles, strap-hinges, C16. North-west angle has a projecting stair-turret,
with 2-light mullion windows on each face. It is entered by a doorway with
four-centred head on the east face, plank door with long strap-hinges, C16 or
C17. West elevation has a single-light window (first floor), and a stack
embrasure to the right of this, at first floor level. South elevation has a
4-light (ground) and 2-light stone mullion window, and two 2-light windows in
the gable-end to the east of this.
(RCHM Dorset I, p.99(1))

Listing NGR: ST5765613894

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