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Dunster Farmhouse, Marshwood

Description: Dunster Farmhouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 4 December 1951
English Heritage Building ID: 104571

OS Grid Reference: SY4328397161
OS Grid Coordinates: 343283, 97161
Latitude/Longitude: 50.7713, -2.8057

Location: Marshwood, Dorset DT6 5NR

Locality: Marshwood
Local Authority: West Dorset District Council
County: Dorset
Country: England
Postcode: DT6 5NR

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Listing Text

SY 49 NW MARSHWOOD
6/34 Dunster Farmhouse,
(formerly listed as
Little Dunster Farm)
4.12.51
II
Farmhouse. C16 and later. Cob walls, rendered. Thatch roof, hipped at
both ends. Two renewed brick stacks, one at centre, one at apex of left hip.
1 1/2 storeys. Four windows: 'Yorkshire' sliding sashes with glazing-bars, mainly
of 2 lights, one with 3 lights. North wall with big curve on it, cob. Former
stable at right hand, under same roof, but with structural wall between it and
the house. Left hand end wall, of brick, C18 originally in Flemish bond.
Right hand end wall of coursed stone rubble. Front door plank, right of
centre on south wall of house. Interior: deep-chamfered ceiling and wall-
beams of narrow section, c. early C18. Former ? stable with mid-chamfered
beams with filleted, tongued stops, C17. Roof, of jointed cruck construction
with slip-tenons, C16. Three sets of crucks visible. Source: R.C.H.M.
Dorset I, p. 157(4).


Listing NGR: SY4328397161

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Source: English Heritage

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