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Pentridge House

A Grade II Listed Building in Pentridge, Dorset

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Latitude: 50.9591 / 50°57'32"N

Longitude: -1.9521 / 1°57'7"W

OS Eastings: 403458

OS Northings: 117745

OS Grid: SU034177

Mapcode National: GBR 411.Z3Z

Mapcode Global: FRA 66SK.Z5Y

Plus Code: 9C2WX25X+M5

Entry Name: Pentridge House

Listing Date: 3 April 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1304180

English Heritage Legacy ID: 107414

Location: Sixpenny Handley and Pentridge, Dorset, SP5

County: Dorset

Civil Parish: Sixpenny Handley and Pentridge

Traditional County: Dorset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Dorset

Church of England Parish: Pentridge St Rumbold

Church of England Diocese: Salisbury

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3/77 Pentridge House


Rectory, now private house, early C19. Rendered and whitewashed with
tiled roofs and end brick stacks. 2 parallel ranges. Symmetrical,
2-storeys and attics, 3-bays. 12-pane sashes. Ground floor has 2 canted
bays. Central, part-glazed door with moulded, lugged architrave and flat
hood on brackets.

Internal features (RCHM): some rooms retain original joinery including
round-headed niche with shaped shelves; stairs with vase-and-column
balusters, Tuscan newel-posts and scroll spandrels.

Thomas Hardy, the poet and novelist, is reputed to have lived in the house
at one time. (RCHM, Dorset, vol V, p 54, no. 3).

Listing NGR: SU0345817745

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