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Description: Lower House Farmhouse
Date Listed: 8 April 1983
English Heritage Building ID: 104568
OS Grid Reference: SY4010599771
OS Grid Coordinates: 340105, 99771
Latitude/Longitude: 50.7944, -2.8512
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SY 49 NW BETTISCOMBE
6/11 Lower House Farmhouse
and Vale End
Farmhouse, now two attached properties. C17, C18 and later. Rubble-stone
walls with stone quoins. Thatch roof with hipped ends. Three brick stacks,
one at each hip, and one on top of protruding front stack. Plan: of
cross-passage type, with protruding front stack immediately right of front
door. Now divided in two, with separate doors at former rear of house.
Originally an L-Plan with cross-wing at top end. Two storeys. Six windows:
modern casements with glazing-bars of 2 and 3-lights. Three casements
with small leaded panes. Flush-panelled door, left of stack. Interior:
fireplace embrasure, now blocked. Left hand end of house is a one-bay
extension of original house. C18 brick dressings to windows. Half-rendered.
Source: R.C.H.M. Dorset I, p. 29(5).
Listing NGR: SY4010599771
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Source: English Heritage
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