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Ashley Chase House

A Grade II Listed Building in Long Bredy, Dorset

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Latitude: 50.6859 / 50°41'9"N

Longitude: -2.6193 / 2°37'9"W

OS Eastings: 356344

OS Northings: 87545

OS Grid: SY563875

Mapcode National: GBR PT.5DLV

Mapcode Global: FRA 57D8.9CV

Plus Code: 9C2VM9PJ+97

Entry Name: Ashley Chase House

Listing Date: 20 May 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1324213

English Heritage Legacy ID: 105269

Location: Long Bredy, Dorset, DT3

County: Dorset

Civil Parish: Long Bredy

Traditional County: Dorset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Dorset

Church of England Parish: Long Bredy St Peter

Church of England Diocese: Salisbury

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- II

Large House in grounds, (shooting lodge). 1925 by Sir Guy Dawber for Sir David
Milne-Watson. Unsquared rubble walls. Hipped slate roofs, with thick clay tiles
at eaves. Tall rubble-stone stacks behind left front gabling, at right hand end
wall (eaves), at rear wall towards east end. Irregular plan with short wing at
left hand front and oblique wing at rear. 2 and 2½ storeys. Entrance front has
a total of 6 windows. Ground floor fenestration: 4-, 4-, 4-, door, 3-, and
2-light stone mullion windows with straight chamfers. Metal casements with lead
lights in small rectangular panes. Mixture of 2-, 3-, and 4-light versions for
remainder. Gables (Cotswold style), two to left front, one at centre over door
bays. Doorway with pointed-arch entrance with slight straight-chamfered jambs in
roughly dressed stone. Door, plank with studded muntins and transoms. Coat of
arms carved over front door with motto "Des et Patriae omnia debeo". Rear
elevation, irregular fenestration to oblique wing and rear of main house. Canted
bay in the angle, containing stair-well, and smaller canted bay right of this.
Windows of from 2 to 6-light (right hand) stone mullions. Canted bay has a large
ogee cap over. Door in the side of the main canted bay with hollow-chamfered and
filleted jambs, and segmental head. Shield on keystone with 1925 and Milne-Watson
monogram. Oak door, plank and muntin, with segmental head. Interior not inspected.
(J. Newman and N. Pevsner, Dorset, p. 78)

Listing NGR: SY5634487545

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