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Description: Ab Antiquo
Date Listed: 19 December 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 105047
OS Grid Reference: SY4717991825
OS Grid Coordinates: 347179, 91825
Latitude/Longitude: 50.7236, -2.7497
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SY 49 SE BOTHENHAMPTON MAIN STREET,
2/27 Ab Antiquo
Detached former farmhouse. c.C17, much C20 alteration. Rubble stone
walls. Thatch roof, half-hipped at left hand and gabled at right
hand. Brick stacks at ridge, left of centre and right hand gable.
One storey. 3 windows, 2-light wooden casements with glazing-bars.
Wooden cills with segmental stone arch-voussoirs. Former bread oven,
projects out at left hand, semi-circular with a stone slab roof,
C17. Plank door, with ornamental strap-hinges, C20. Thatch porch
canopy on posts. Interior: south west angle has a stone spiral
staircase to the first floor. Fittings of bread oven removed,
possibly rebuilt at rear of fireplace.
RCHM Dorset I, p 30 (6).
Listing NGR: SY4717991825
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Source: English Heritage
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