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(Town Farmhouse) and Attached Rear Stables, Abbotsbury

Description: (Town Farmhouse) and Attached Rear Stables

Grade: II
Date Listed: 26 January 1956
English Heritage Building ID: 105152

OS Grid Reference: SY5770085302
OS Grid Coordinates: 357700, 85302
Latitude/Longitude: 50.6658, -2.5999

Location: B3157, Abbotsbury, Dorset DT3 4JR

Locality: Abbotsbury
Local Authority: West Dorset District Council
County: Dorset
Country: England
Postcode: DT3 4JR

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Listing Text


10/33 No 1 (Town Farmhouse)
26.1.56 and attached rear stables


Attached farmhouse in street. Mid.C18 with C19 fenestration at rear. Grey
ashlar stone walls, with a plat band. Hipped slate roof with tile ridging.
Brick stack at ridge centre. 2 storeys. 2 windows, formerly 3. Sashes with
vertical glazing-bars and plain stone architraves. Front door at left hand,
with grey stone voussoirs. Door with 4 recess panels and 2 top lights, C19.
Blockings: 1) window immediately right of front door; 2) entrance between
the windows and at far right hand end is the same blocking with coursed rubble-
stone, and originally formed an entrance 5 metres wide, Rear range, forming an
L-plan with a porch in the angle; 3 storeys, 3-light and 2-light wooden case-
ments with glazing-bars. Rear wall of front block has cast-iron casements. Back
door in the angle, plank with 9 glass lights and glazed-in porch. Attached stables
at rear, rubble-stone walls, slate roof, hipped at left hand end. Loft over,
with steps up to plank door. Left, single light to tack room. Plank door to
stables at centre, right, 2-light casement.
(RCHM, Dorset I, p.9 (6).)

Listing NGR: SY5770085302

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Source: English Heritage

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