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Description: Sturt Farmhouse
Date Listed: 4 October 1960
English Heritage Building ID: 102381
OS Grid Reference: ST7269416824
OS Grid Coordinates: 372694, 116824
Latitude/Longitude: 50.9502, -2.3901
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ST 71 NW STALBRIDGE
1/67 Sturt Farmhouse
Farmhouse, late C16 with C18 and C19 additions. Coursed rubble with ashlar
dressings. Tiled roof with one hipped and one gable end. C19 gabled wing
projecting to right. Original range 2 storeys of 3 bays, symmetrical. It has
2-light windows flanked by 3-light stone mullioned windows with hollow chamfered
mullions and surrounds. The ground floor left window with later wooden mullions is
inserted in original opening and central window is a later insertion replacing
the original doorway. All ground floor windows have square labels. First floor
windows are similar with the central window being modern. To the right is one
bay of an C18 addition. First floor has 3-light hollow chamfered stone
mullioned window. Below is a door under a four-centre head in a square surround.
Head and jambs are moulded. This door may have been moved from centre of original
range. Over the door is a hood made from a single-stone flag. Internally there
are many deep chamfered beams and one doorway has a chamfered head and chamfered
shouldered jambs. Several windows have leaded-lights wired to vertical iron bars,
'RCHM, Dorset, Vol III,"HMSO, 1970, p250, no.7. Newman J and Pevsner P "The
Buildings of England: Dorset", Penguin, 1972, pp396/7.
Listing NGR: ST7269416824
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Source: English Heritage
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