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The Old House, Child Okeford

Description: The Old House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 24 June 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 103102

OS Grid Reference: ST8345612538
OS Grid Coordinates: 383456, 112538
Latitude/Longitude: 50.9121, -2.2367

Location: 1 High Street, Child Okeford, Dorset DT11 8EH

Locality: Child Okeford
Local Authority: North Dorset District Council
County: Dorset
Country: England
Postcode: DT11 8EH

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Listing Text


6/182 The Old House


House, probably C15 orgin with additions and alterations at many later dates.
Coursed rubble, clunch, banded brick and flint, timber framing and Flemish
bond brickwork, partially rendered. Thatched roof with brick stacks part way
along the ridge. 2 storeys, irregular fenestration. Ground floor has 2
3-light casements with leaded-lights. Above are 4 4-light casements with
Leaded-lights, that to the left probably being of the early C18 and retaining
its original glass. Small chamfered stone loop above the doorway. The
doorway is towards the left of the range, is blocked, and retains a heavy
chamfered timber surround. Further blocked entrance right. C20 door in
left gable wall.

Not inspected internally but said to contain a number of early features
including the original roof structure. (RCHM, Dorset vol. III, p81 , no 13)

Listing NGR: ST8345612538

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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