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Galpin's Farmhouse, Batcombe

Description: Galpin's Farmhouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 15 June 1979
English Heritage Building ID: 105327

OS Grid Reference: ST6169404909
OS Grid Coordinates: 361694, 104909
Latitude/Longitude: 50.8424, -2.5454

Location: Wriggle River Lane, Batcombe, Dorset DT2 7BG

Locality: Batcombe
Local Authority: West Dorset District Council
County: Dorset
Country: England
Postcode: DT2 7BG

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Listing Text

ST 60 SW BATCOMBE Galpin's Farmhouse


Detached Farmhouse. Early C17, or earlier. Rubble and chalk-
block walls with some cob. Thatch roof, with gable ends. Brick
stacks at right hand gable and on ridge, backing onto relict cross-
passage, and on left hand gable. 1½ storeys. Three windows
evidence of 2-light wooden casements to ground, and two eyebrow
dormers (2-light casements). Front door position, right of centre,
(plank). Back wall currently much broken down. Interior: one
cruck-truss extant. Central (Hall) fireplace with projecting
bread oven (from front wall) with pentice tile roof. Further
bread oven in beside north fireplace. Part-derelict, with Listed
Building Consent approved for consolidation, (November 1984).

Listing NGR: ST6169404909

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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