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Description: Dominey's Farmhouse
Date Listed: 24 January 1974
English Heritage Building ID: 102629
OS Grid Reference: ST8050913110
OS Grid Coordinates: 380509, 113110
Latitude/Longitude: 50.9171, -2.2786
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OKEFORD FITZPAINE FIDDLEFORD
ST 81 SW
6/129 Old Farmhouse
24.1.74 (or Dominey's Farmhouse)
House, C16 or earlier, alterations and additions. Cl6, Cl7, Cl8/Cl9.
Timber framed, facade of squared, coursed rubble. Thatched, hipped and
half-hipped roof with approximately central brick stack running parallel
to ridge. T-plan with Cl7 rear wing and south Cl8 extension. 2 storeys,
irregular fenestration. 3-light wooden casements with no glazing bars.
To the right is a rectangular bay window with casements having no glazing
bars. The south extension has a 2-light casement with no glazing bars
below and a 3-light chamfered, timber-mullioned window above. The house
is of jointed cruck construction and one such truss is exposed in the north
wall. Internal features (RCHM): fireplaces with moulded bressummers and
jambs, chamfered and moulded ceiling beams, a ceiling of chamfered
intersecting beams, plank and muntin partition, Cl7 balustrade, fragments
of moulded plasterwork. Probably originated as an open hall house with
north end services and a third south room. Later the end room were
ceiled leaving the hall open. Circa 1600 the slurs was inserted, the hall
ceiled and various inprovements made. "RCHM, Dorset, vol III", pp 205-206,
no 33. Manuscript notes by R Machin, University of Bristol.
Listing NGR: ST8050913110
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Source: English Heritage
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