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Park Farm House and the Flat, Park Farm, with Boundary Wall, Milton Abbas

Description: Park Farm House and the Flat, Park Farm, with Boundary Wall

Grade: II
Date Listed: 10 October 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 103492

OS Grid Reference: ST8097402756
OS Grid Coordinates: 380974, 102756
Latitude/Longitude: 50.8240, -2.2715

Location: Milton Abbas, Dorset DT11 0AX

Locality: Milton Abbas
Local Authority: North Dorset District Council
County: Dorset
Country: England
Postcode: DT11 0AX

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Listing Text

(North-east side)

3/76 Park Farm House and
The Flat, Park Farm,
with boundary wall


Farmhouse with attached flat - converted from farm outbuildings. House
attached to Park Farm Museum (q.v.) on left. House early C18, enlarged early
C19. Outbuildings late C18 - early C19. House has walls of flint and cob,
thatched roof. One brick stack at right end, one near left end. One storey
and attic. In main front, ground floor has 3 casements with glazing bars.
Attic has one dormer with casements with cast iron glazing, and one double
dormer with casements with glazing bars. In rear wall, a range of bee boles
formed in the cob.

Internally, room at left end open to roof - probably former bakehouse, has
large open fireplace with bread oven and curing chamber.

The Flat, attached at right angles to house at left end, has brick and flint
walls and thatched roof. Single-storey. At end of this range a former granary,
2-storeyed, with lower walls of brick, boarded above, and pyramidal tiled roof.
A through-passage, with ledged doors, at junction with the house, gives access
to both buildings. Outer elevation to The Flat has one casement with part lead
lights and part cast iron glazing, one C20 metal casement, and 2 casements with
glazing bars. The former granary has C20 timber windows on both floors.
Attached to the granary on north-east, a flint and cob boundary wall with
thatched capping enclose the courtyard on south-east. RCHM Monument 19.
(Dorset. Vol.III.)

Listing NGR: ST8097402756

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Source: English Heritage

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