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Water House Farmhouse, Bettiscombe

Description: Water House Farmhouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 4 December 1951
English Heritage Building ID: 104570

OS Grid Reference: SY3946599851
OS Grid Coordinates: 339465, 99851
Latitude/Longitude: 50.7951, -2.8603

Location: Bettiscombe, Dorset DT6 5NT

Locality: Bettiscombe
Local Authority: West Dorset District Council
County: Dorset
Country: England
Postcode: DT6 5NT

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Listing Text

5/13 Water House Farmhouse
Farmhouse. C16 and later. Rubble and freestone walls with stone quoins.
Thatch roof, hipped at right-hand end. Three C20 brick stacks, at left-
hand gable; left of front door alignment; and towards right hand end.
Two storeys, c.6 window range, at left hand two stone mullion windows of
four lights with ovolo-moulds, with label over ground floor window.
Remainder, wooden casements with leaded lights, wooden cills and lintels.
Front door, left of centre, C20, with window in top half. Door at right
hand, into former cheese-room, plank with strap-hinges. Interior: Deep-
chamfered ceiling-beams with filleted stops. Muntins with jowelled heads,
being visible remains of a plank-and-muntin partition. Large open fireplace
in former hall. Door-case dog-leg stair at right hand side of fireplace.
Source: R.C.H.M. Dorset I, p. 29(4).

Listing NGR: SY3946599851

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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