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Description: 86, Newton
Date Listed: 20 October 1983
English Heritage Building ID: 102463
OS Grid Reference: ST7816713434
OS Grid Coordinates: 378167, 113434
Latitude/Longitude: 50.9200, -2.3120
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ST 7813 STURMINSTER NEWTON NEWTON (NORTH SIDE)
9/85 NO 86
House, possibly C15 with a number of later additions and alterations. Brick
(Flemish bond), rubble and timber framed walls, thatched roof with gable ends.
Brick stacks one third in from each end. Single storey with attic, 4 window-
range. All ground floor openings under wooden lintels. 2, 3 and 4-light C20 wooden
casements throughout. Left gable has an exposed jointed cruck truss. Internally
the plan is of 3 rooms with a cross passage. Smoke blackened timbers have been
found in the roof and the building probably originated as an open hall. Internal:
jointed cruck truss in attic, 2 chamfered square-headed timber doorways with
shouldered jambs in cross passage, deep stopped chamfered beams and wall plates.
"RCHM, Dorset Vol III", HMSO, 1970, p 284, no 55.
Listing NGR: ST7816713434
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Source: English Heritage
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