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IoE Number: 105584
Location: BUILDING 10 METRES SOUTH-EAST OF CLIFTON HOUSE (THE LIBRARY),
  CLIFTON MAYBANK, WEST DORSET, DORSET
Photographer: Mr Alec Howard
Date Photographed: 08 November 2006
Date listed: 02 June 1986
Date of last amendment: 02 June 1986
Grade II*

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CLIFTON MAYBANKST 51 SE-8/44Building 10 metressouth-east of CliftonHouse (The Library)

CLIFTON MAYBANK ST 51 SE - 8/44 Building 10 metres south-east of Clifton House (The Library) GV II* Detached Building, original use uncertain, now housing the library. Mid C16. Formerly it extended further north. Dressed stone walls with Ham stone dressings and clay-tile roofs with stone gable-copings. Stone stack with moulded cornice on the south-east gable. Two storeys with cellars. North face, stumps of two walls formerly projecting north. Two-light stone mullion windows with four-centred arches in square heads, not aligned one over the other. Doorway with four-centred head. Plank door has overall pattern of recess quatrefoils in circles, strap-hinges, C16. North-west angle has a projecting stair-turret, with 2-light mullion windows on each face. It is entered by a doorway with four-centred head on the east face, plank door with long strap-hinges, C16 or C17. West elevation has a single-light window (first floor), and a stack embrasure to the right of this, at first floor level. South elevation has a 4-light (ground) and 2-light stone mullion window, and two 2-light windows in the gable-end to the east of this. (RCHM Dorset I, p.99(1))

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