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Baglake Farmhouse and Attached Wall to East for 26 Metres, Long Bredy

Description: Baglake Farmhouse and Attached Wall to East for 26 Metres

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 26 January 1956
English Heritage Building ID: 105272

OS Grid Reference: SY5557090581
OS Grid Coordinates: 355570, 90581
Latitude/Longitude: 50.7132, -2.6306

Location: Baglake, Litton Cheney, Dorset DT2 9AD

Locality: Long Bredy
Local Authority: West Dorset District Council
County: Dorset
Country: England
Postcode: DT2 9AD

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Listing Text


1/152 Baglake Farmhouse and
attached wall to east
26.1.56 for 26 metres


Detached Farmhouse. C17 house, with south block totally refashioned in early C18
under ownership of William Light. Coursed, squared rubble-stone walls, with stone
dressings. Plain clay tile roof with gable ends. Stone gable-copings with scroll
kneelers. Brick stacks, C19 renewals, at gable-ends, and on ridge right of centre.
South block, with 3 parallel rear wings having C17 evidence. South elevation:
2 storeys with attics. 7 windows, sashes with thin glazing-bars in recessed frames.
Stone cills. Upper central window with a segmental head. East gable-wall has a
single rectangular light with a small plank door. Front door at centre, with
6 fielded-panels, C20. Rusticated concrete architrave, C20. Wooden canopy with
large scrolled brackets in C18 style. Rear wings: east wing with dentil brick
cornice, c.C18, on east side. The rear wall has 2 cross-transom mullion windows
with hollow chamfers, C17, possibly reset; metal casements with lozenge leaded
lights, C20. Central wing with same window type. West wing with brickwork of
c.1800. Interior: south block of 3 rooms' width with large central hall, flagged.
Ceiling-beams roughly adzed. Two front rooms with complete bolection-moulded and
fielded panelling. Integral alcove,, left of centre with shutters. Egg-and-dart
surround to fielded-panel over fireplace. Fielded-panel window shutters, to ground
and first floor rooms with window-seats. Attached boundary wall to east of house,
rubble-stone base and chalk cob wall with a thatch coping. Door into garden with a
plank and slatted door and wooden lintel over.
(RCHM Dorset I, p.41 (3). C. J. Bailey, The Bride Valley (1982), p.39.))

Listing NGR: SY5557090581

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Source: English Heritage

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