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Blatchford's Farmhouse, Fontmell Magna

Description: Blatchford's Farmhouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 24 June 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 103145

OS Grid Reference: ST8381918565
OS Grid Coordinates: 383819, 118565
Latitude/Longitude: 50.9663, -2.2318

Location: Fontmell Magna, Dorset SP7 0JY

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

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Listing Text


shall be ammended to read:



1/57 Blatchford's Farmhouse


Farmhouse, c 1600 with C19 alterations and south front. Coursed rubble with ashlar
south front. Tiled roof with brick stacks to gable ends and to left of door. L-plan.
Probably originated as a three room cross-passage plan with cross-passage backing
onto the stack. One and a half storeys, 4 irregular window range (to ground floor).
South front has 2-light casements with glazing-bars in chamfered stone surrounds
under relieving arches. Plank door second bay from left under C19 porch. Some
leaded-lights to the rear. Internally there is a 9-panel ceiling formed of inter-
secting, deep chamfered beams.
(RCHM, Dorset, Vol IV, p 25, no 17)

Listing NGR: ST8381918565

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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