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Sweet's Farmhouse, Stour Provost

Description: Sweet's Farmhouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 16 August 1960
English Heritage Building ID: 102790

OS Grid Reference: ST8122920684
OS Grid Coordinates: 381229, 120684
Latitude/Longitude: 50.9853, -2.2688

Location: Dover Street, Stour Provost, Dorset SP7 0QW

Locality: Stour Provost
Local Authority: North Dorset District Council
County: Dorset
Country: England
Postcode: SP7 0QW

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Listing Text


3/160 Sweet's Farmhouse
- II

Farmhouse, C17. Coursed, squared rubble with thatched roof, hipped
right and gabled left. Brick stacks to end of ridge and to right of
front door. 1½ storeys, 4 window range. 3 and 4-light, hollow
chamfered, stone mullioned windows, some with returned labels.
(Some are C20 replacements). C20 gabled porch. Part glazed door.
Brick outshut left and stone outshut right. Internally the plan was
originally of 3 rooms with a stack backing onto the cross-passage.
The partition between the 2 main rooms has been removed and the lower
end room appears to have been at least partly rebuilt, probably in
the C18. Open fireplace with chamfered timber bressummer. Middle
room has ceiling of intersecting, deep chamfered beams and wall-plates.
Upper end room has deep, stop-chamfered beams. Room beyond cross
passage has shallow chamfered beams. Remains of fireplace with
chamfered, 4-centred head upstairs.
RCHM, Dorset, vol IV, p 83, no 22.

Listing NGR: ST8122920684

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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