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Description: Purcombe Farmhouse
Date Listed: 4 December 1951
English Heritage Building ID: 104576
OS Grid Reference: SY4111199067
OS Grid Coordinates: 341111, 99067
Latitude/Longitude: 50.7882, -2.8368
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SY 40 NW MARSHWOOD BATTS LANE
6/14 Purcombe Farmhouse
Farmhouse. C16 and later. Rubble walls with new brick facing-work.
Heavy brick and rubble buttresses. Thatch roof with hips to left and right.
Brick stack just left of centre on ridge. Plan: stack backing onto central
cross-passage. Stable under main roof at right hand. 1 1/2 storeys. Five
windows: C20 wooden and metal casements. Plank front door with C20 brick
porch and pitched slate roof. Plank stable door, with one brick jamb and one
wooden jamb. Interior: flagstones in passage. Wide plank-and-muntin partition
on right hand side of cross-passage. Tudor-arch doorway through to right, C16.
Deep-chamfered beam with simple filleted stops. Fireplace with chamfered wooden
lintel backing on to cross-passage. Full-cruck-framed construction, jointed
crucks. Back wall is detached from back of cruck post by C. 4 inches. Two
sets of purlins of heavy section. Doorcase stair with dog-leg staircase.
Source: R.C.H.M. Dorset I, p. 157(9).
Listing NGR: SY4111199067
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Source: English Heritage
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