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North End Farmhouse, Motcombe

Description: North End Farmhouse

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 3 January 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 103055

OS Grid Reference: ST8456827524
OS Grid Coordinates: 384568, 127524
Latitude/Longitude: 51.0469, -2.2215

Location: Motcombe, Dorset SP7 9HX

Locality: Motcombe
Local Authority: North Dorset District Council
County: Dorset
Country: England
Postcode: SP7 9HX

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Listing Text


3/214 North End

- II*

Farmhouse, C17 with mid C19 north extension. Ashlar and squared
rubble brought to courses. Gable-ended stone-slate roof with stone
copings bearing square finials. Symmetrically disposed ashlar
stacks each side of ridge at gable ends. Chamfered plinth. Weathered
and ovolo-moulded string courses. Symmetrical west front. 2 storeys
and attics, 4 bay. 3-light, hollow-chamfered stone-mullioned windows
with returned labels. Upper floor outer bay windows are blocked.
Attic windows retain iron casements with leaded-lights. Lower
windows contain casements with horiztonal glazing bars. Gabled
central porch with moulded, 4-centred head in square surround. Porch
gable has stone coping with square finial. C20 plank door. The east
facade has 2 and 3-light stone mullioned windows and a stair tower.
The 2 storey C19 extension has 2-light, leaded-light casements to the
upper floor and 3-light C20 casements to the ground floor. Internal
features (RCHM): Open fireplace with a moulded, square headed surround;
oak panelled walls with a moulded cornice; 2 blocked open fireplaces;
elm newel staircase.
(RCHM, Dorset, vol IV, p 49/50, no 3).

Listing NGR: ST8456827524

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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