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Description: Rawston Farmhouse
Date Listed: 26 June 1953
English Heritage Building ID: 103772
OS Grid Reference: ST9387106663
OS Grid Coordinates: 393871, 106663
Latitude/Longitude: 50.8594, -2.0884
ST 90 NW -
3/52 Rawston Farmhouse
Detached farmhouse. Late C16 or early C17 central range with C18 east range
and C19 west range. Early range of chequered flint and rubble with ashlar
dressing. Other ranges in brick, of Flemish bond to the main east front and
of English-bond elsewhere. Tiled roofs with end brick stacks. Main facade:
symmetrical, 2 storeys and attics, 5 bay. Greensand ashlar rusticated quoins.
Central bay flanked by greensand ashlar pilaster strips. 4-pane C19
sashes under segmental brick arches with stone keystones. 2 narrow single
light sashes flank the central doorcase. C20 rusticated brick and concrete
porch partially obscuring C18 ashlar pedimented and dentilled architrave.
8-panel door. Early range has two 4-light stone mullioned windows with
returned labels, that to the upper floor having ovolo-moulded mullions and
that to the lower floor having chamfered mullions.
Internal features (RCHM): C17 panelling in original range; east range has
staircase with close strings and turned balusters. (RCHM, Dorset, vol.IV,
p.lll, no.2. Newman, J and Pevsner, N. The Buildings of England: Dorset,
Listing NGR: ST9387106663
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Source: English Heritage
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