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Latitude: 50.8522 / 50°51'7"N
Longitude: -2.6039 / 2°36'14"W
OS Eastings: 357584
OS Northings: 106024
OS Grid: ST575060
Mapcode National: GBR MQ.VN3K
Mapcode Global: FRA 56FV.9CL
Entry Name: Stable Yard Immediately North of Melbury House
Listing Date: 2 June 1986
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1323936
English Heritage Legacy ID: 105869
Location: Melbury Sampford, West Dorset, Dorset, DT2
District: West Dorset
Civil Parish: Melbury Sampford
Traditional County: Dorset
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Dorset
Church of England Parish: Melbury Osmund with Melbury Sampford St Osmund
Church of England Diocese: Salisbury
ST 50 NE MELBURY HOUSE
2/121 Stable Yard
of Melbury House
Attached Stable Yard, with west block of former north courtyard. Late C17
west (east) block, with early C19 stable-yard immediately west of this. Ham
stone ashlar walls and Westmoreland slate roofs, with gable ends. 3 stacks
on ridge. South end truncated, and castellated parapet added by Devey. 2
storeys and attics. 12 bays. Windows are 2-light with Ham stone architraves
and cills, and flat stone mullions. Iron casements with lead lights and C20
metal casements with lead lights. Centre 3 bays have a pediment over with
an octagonal bellcote. Doorway at centre has an eared architrave, with
pulvinated frieze and moulded stone cornice. 2-leaf plank door. Blocked
doorway towards south end of front. 4 blocked windows and a blocked doorway
towards north end of front. Main stable-yard built behind this front, to
west in 1801-2 by J Brettingham. 1 1/2 storeys. Main entrances to yard on north
and south sides, to north with a segmental head. Windows are 2-light, cross-
transom stone mullions, with cast-iron casements and glazing bars. Inside of
north side: window, window, door, window, door, main entrance, window, window,
door, window. Inside of south side: door, window, door, window; main entrance;
door, door, window, door, door. West side of yard has 3 former carriage
entrances, and 2 garage entrances. Plank doors.
(RCHM. Dorset I, p.167(2))
Listing NGR: ST5762506050
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