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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
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1304180
English Heritage Legacy ID: 107414
Location: Sixpenny Handley and Pentridge, Dorset, SP5
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
SU 01 NW PENTRIDGE VILLAGE
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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