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Longburton House

A Grade II Listed Building in Longburton, Dorset

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Latitude: 50.9204 / 50°55'13"N

Longitude: -2.5038 / 2°30'13"W

OS Eastings: 364681

OS Northings: 113556

OS Grid: ST646135

Mapcode National: GBR MV.Q9GZ

Mapcode Global: FRA 56NN.SFX

Plus Code: 9C2VWFCW+5F

Entry Name: Longburton House

Listing Date: 11 July 1951

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1324001

English Heritage Legacy ID: 106115

Location: Longburton, Dorset, DT9

County: Dorset

Civil Parish: Longburton

Built-Up Area: Longburton

Traditional County: Dorset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Dorset

Church of England Parish: Longburton St James

Church of England Diocese: Salisbury

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2/97 Longburton House

- II

House in grounds. 1908-9 by M H Baillie Scott for Mr Edward Bartlett,
incorporating a considerable quantity of old materials from demolished
buildings in the locality. Stonework from Yetminster, Stoke-sub-Hamdon,
Martock, Tintinhull. Coursed rubble-stone walls with ashlar quoins. Stone
slate roof with stonegable-copings to main ridges and dormers, with moulded
kneelers. Stone stacks, on back wall of south range, west of entrance porch
with projecting embrasure; at centre of south ridge, and on north ridge (original
kitchen). Wodden bellcote on roof over entrance hall. L-plan house, with
reception rooms in south range, and originally extensive services in the north
range. Front entrance in the angle. South elevation: 1½ storeys. 4 windows
and a south porch left of centre. Windows have hollow-chamfered stone mullions
with metal casements and lead lights, from left to right: 4-light, converted to
French window, 7-light, with transom and cill-lowering a later alteration,
5-light. 2 gabled dormers over each of 3 lights, at east end. Gabled south
porch, of 2 storeys, has an entrance with moulded jambs and depressed-arch head.
Plank-and-muntin door. Sundial over entrance, dated I.G.E. 1700 came from
Pennard Hill. The east elevation of 5 windows has irregular gabling. 5 windows,
mullioned. Entrance porch in the angle, one storey with a square parapet,
entrance with a depressed-arch head. Plank door. West side of service range,
has a small staircase tower at centre left, and a projecting dairy (originally)
at north-west corner. Interior: Drawing room has full complement of C17 squared
moulded panelling from Old Court Farm, Batcombe. Open fireplace with straight-
chamfered jambs and lintel. Breakfast-room has ceiling-beams in 12 compartments
and a cored-and-timbered cornice at north end of room, coring by Baillie Scott.
Hall has C16 linenfold panelling. Staircase, C20, in Queen Anne style.
(RCHM. Dorset I, p.62(2). J Komwolf, M H Baillie Scott and the Arts and Crafts
Movement. p.410-415.)

Listing NGR: ST6468113556

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