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Stable Yard Immediately North of Melbury House

A Grade I Listed Building in Melbury Sampford, Dorset

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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

Plus Code: 9C2VV92W+VC

Entry Name: Stable Yard Immediately North of Melbury House

Listing Date: 2 June 1986

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1323936

English Heritage Legacy ID: 105869

Location: Melbury Park, Dorset, DT2

County: 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

Tagged with: Stable

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2/121 Stable Yard
immediately north
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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