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Dole's Ash Farmhouse Including 2 Pairs of Gate Piers to South West, Piddletrenthide

Description: Dole's Ash Farmhouse Including 2 Pairs of Gate Piers to South West

Grade: II
Date Listed: 21 May 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 104932

OS Grid Reference: ST7215300265
OS Grid Coordinates: 372153, 100265
Latitude/Longitude: 50.8013, -2.3965

Locality: Piddletrenthide
Local Authority: West Dorset District Council
County: Dorset
Country: England
Postcode: DT2 7RE

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Listing Text

ST 70 SW PIDDLETRENTHIDE

9/201 Dole's Ash Farmhouse
including 2 pairs
of gate piers to
south-west

- II


Farmhouse, possibly C17 in origin largely rebuilt early C19. Lower
storey of north-west front in banded flint and rubble. Upper storeys
in banded flint and brick. South-west front rendered and colourwashed.
Gable-ended slate roofs with end brick stacks. Parapet with plat-band.
South-west front, 2 storeys, 3 window range. Sashes with glazing bars.
C20 porch with C20 part-glazed door. C20 porch with C20 part-glazed
door. To the right is an attached single-storey range in brick (English
bond). The north-west facade is of 3-storeys. Ground floor left has
a C17 4-light hollow chamfered, stone mullioned window with leaded
lights. Internally there are a number of C17 and C18 features, probably
reset. Early C17 overmantle with grotesque, caryatid pilasters
flanking 2 main panels bearing coats of arms. Moulded borders, frieze
and cornice with carved enrichment. Reset C17 and C18 panelling.
Early C18 stairs with moulded handrails and turned, carved balusters.
2 pairs of monolithic, stone, rusticated gate piers to the south-West.
RCHM, Dorset, vol III, p 218, no 16. Newman, J and Pevsner, N
The Buildings of England: Dorset, Penguin, 1972, p 314.


Listing NGR: ST7215300265

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Source: English Heritage

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