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Folly Barn, Durweston

Description: Folly Barn

Grade: II
Date Listed: 25 April 1989
English Heritage Building ID: 103272

OS Grid Reference: ST8420308265
OS Grid Coordinates: 384203, 108265
Latitude/Longitude: 50.8737, -2.2259

Location: Norton Lane, Durweston, Dorset DT11 0QF

Locality: Durweston
Local Authority: North Dorset District Council
County: Dorset
Country: England
Postcode: DT11 0QF

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Listing Text


5/1 Folly barn


Barn and attached open shed. Early C19. Brick and flint banding, plain tile
roofs. Large barn to half hipped ends, deep projecting hipped midstrey on
north side, flush, full-height doors on south side. On north side roof is
swept down over infill to left of midstrey, then returns as multi-bay open
shed on series of heavy square posts to spreader blocks at eaves, which also
has single course of slate, as on far side of main barn. To right of midstrey
a lean-to with corrugated asbestos roofing and brick outer cheek. Gable to
road has central door, and small ventilation slit; outer gable has loading
door at upper level. The main projecting midstrey has wide paired doors, and
is flanked by brick buttresses with two offsets. Interior not inspected.
Formerly part of Portman Estate, now Crown Property.

Listing NGR: ST8420308265

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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