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Manor Farmhouse, Fontmell Magna

Description: Manor Farmhouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 16 August 1960
English Heritage Building ID: 103128

OS Grid Reference: ST8690317764
OS Grid Coordinates: 386903, 117764
Latitude/Longitude: 50.9592, -2.1878

Location: Fontmell Magna, Dorset SP7 0NW

Locality: Fontmell Magna
Local Authority: North Dorset District Council
County: Dorset
Country: England
Postcode: SP7 0NW

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Listing Text

FONTWELL MAGNA
7/40

shall be ammended to read:

FONTMELL MAGNA

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ST 8617 FONTWELL MAGNA

7/40 Manor Farmhouse
16-8-60
GV II

Farmhouse C17. Ashlar and rubble walls with chamfered plinth. Tiled roof with
brick stacks to gable ends and to right of front door. 2 storeys. 4-window
range. Upper-floor has 3-light timber casements the centre lights of which are
of wrought-iron with leaded-lights. The ground floor windows are stone mullioned,
of 4-lights with hollow chamfered mullions and returned labels. Chamfered, square
headed window between first and second bay from left. Part-glazed panelled door
under C19 gabled, tiled porch. Blocked stone mullioned window in right gable.
C18 extension to rear.

Internal features (RCHM): 3-room cross passage plan with stack backing onto the
cross-passage; stairs with C18 trellis balustrading and a dog-gate at the top;
reset C17 oak panelling between middle room and staircase.
(RCHM, Dorset, Vol IV, p 24, no 3. Newman, J and Pevsner, N, The Buildings of
England: Dorset, 1872, p 208)


Listing NGR: ST8690317764

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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