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Description: Higher Hewood Farmhouse
Date Listed: 4 December 1951
English Heritage Building ID: 104626
OS Grid Reference: ST3557403005
OS Grid Coordinates: 335574, 103005
Latitude/Longitude: 50.8230, -2.9160
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ST 30 SE THORNCOMBE HEWOOD
3/55 Higher Hewood
Farmhouse. C16. Rubble walls with stone quoins and dressings. Thatch roof.
Stone Gable-copings C17. One brick stack at gable. One C20 stack at eaves (at
rear). Two storeys. Five-six windows. Stone mullions with cavetto moulds.
Wooden casements. Two doors with canopies: One plank with one window light;
1 panelled with 2 lights. Left door into original cross-passage. Interior:
large open fireplace with wooden lintel, straight-chamfered. Wooden spiral
stair of 16C origin beside fireplace, leading to Solar with stone fireplace
with Tudor Arch, straight-chamfered. Source: R.C.H.M. Dorset I, p.248(34).
Listing NGR: ST3557403005
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Source: English Heritage
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