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Description: Manor Farmhouse
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
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shall be ammended to read:
ST 8617 FONTWELL MAGNA
7/40 Manor Farmhouse
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
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Source: English Heritage
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