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Description: Mill Farmhouse
Date Listed: 4 October 1960
English Heritage Building ID: 102495
OS Grid Reference: ST7803613665
OS Grid Coordinates: 378036, 113665
Latitude/Longitude: 50.9220, -2.3138
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ST 7813 STURMINSTER NEWTON STALBRIDGE LANE
9/83 Mill Farmhouse
House, north range C16 or earlier with probably C17 alterations, southern range
probably C17. General C18/19 alterations. Coursed rubble, timber framed and brick
walls, thatched and tiled roofs with stone slate verges, half-hipped and gable ends,
brick stacks. North range is of 2 storeys and has a cruck fram construction with
walls of coursed rubble. There are smoke blackened timbers in the roof and it
appears to have originated as an open hall. There are a variety of casement
windows, some C20, and others with wooden mullions both chamfered and ovolo-
moulded. The front wooden plank door is set in a chamfered square headed
doorway with a C20 porch. Southern wing is of 2 storeys having a coursed
rubble, ground floor and a box timber framed upper floor with mid-rail and
brick nogging. Variety of windows including C20 wooden casements and ovolo-
moulded timber mullioned wondows. Internally there are ceilings of deep
chamfered intersecting beams and fireplaces with cambered, chamfered timber
bressummers with continuously chamfered stone jambs. The doorway between the
southern and northern wings has chamfered jambs and a 4-centred head. Upstairs
room in the south range has an exposed cambered tie beam. Probably C17 wooden
stair with plank door. Plank and muntin partition. Some windows have outward
opening iron casements "RCHM, Dorset, Vol III", HMSO, 1970, p284, no 62.
Listing NGR: ST7803613665
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Source: English Heritage
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