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Manor Farmhouse and Farm Buildings, Melbury Abbas

Description: Manor Farmhouse and Farm Buildings

Grade: II
Date Listed: 16 August 1960
English Heritage Building ID: 103025

OS Grid Reference: ST8808320135
OS Grid Coordinates: 388083, 120135
Latitude/Longitude: 50.9805, -2.1711

Location: Quarry Lane, Melbury Abbas, Dorset SP7 0DZ

Locality: Melbury Abbas
Local Authority: North Dorset District Council
County: Dorset
Country: England
Postcode: SP7 0DZ

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Listing Text


8/187 Manor Farmhouse
and farm buildings


House, probably mid-C18 with late C19 wing. Attached late C19 range of
farm buildings right. Coursed, squared rubble with gable-ended slate
roof, stone kneelers and copings. Ashlar stacks at various positions
along ridge. Original house L-plan. 2 storeys, irregular fenestration.
2-light casements, some with and wome without glazing bars. Original
plank door in heavy frame. C19 front is symmetrical, 2 storeys, 3 bays.
4-part sashes. 4 panel door under wooden, gabled porch with shaped
barge-boards. Farm building range of single storey with loft. C20
sliding double doors. Irregular fenestration. 2 gabled loft doors
right. Slit ventilators. Internally the C18 part of the house has
shallow chamfered ceiling beams and some cast iron grates.

Listing NGR: ST8808320135

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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