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Lower Farmhouse (Factory Farm), Fifehead Magdalen

Description: Lower Farmhouse (Factory Farm)

Grade: II
Date Listed: 4 October 1960
English Heritage Building ID: 102645

OS Grid Reference: ST7657520420
OS Grid Coordinates: 376575, 120420
Latitude/Longitude: 50.9827, -2.3351

Location: Landshire Lane, Fifehead Magdalen, Dorset SP8 5RS

Locality: Fifehead Magdalen
Local Authority: North Dorset District Council
County: Dorset
Country: England
Postcode: SP8 5RS

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Listing Text


2/14 Lower Farmhouse
4.10.60 (Factory Farm)

- II

Farmhouse/industrial building. Early Cl9. Ashlar and rubble walls,
hipped slate roof with rendered end stacks. South-east wing has
swept-up parapet masking roof. 3 storeys, 4 window range. Sashes
with glazing bars, some blocked. Dentilled brick eaves course.
Plat band between ground and first floor. Rusticated quoins. The
site was used by the woollen industry in the C18, the works being
founded by a Frenchman named A'court. Later a stocking factory run
by Messrs Stanford and Dowding was set up.
RCHM, Dorset, vol IV, p 21, no 11.

Listing NGR: ST7657520420

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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