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Description: Holway Farmhouse
Date Listed: 26 January 1956
English Heritage Building ID: 105354
OS Grid Reference: ST5860401094
OS Grid Coordinates: 358604, 101094
Latitude/Longitude: 50.8079, -2.5889
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ST 50 SE CATTISTOCK HOLWAY LANE
3/29 Holway Farmhouse
Manor Farmhouse. Early C17 L-plan house, extended in later C17
to a rectangular double-depth plan. Coursed rubble-stone plinth,
ashlar Ham stone walls. Hipped slate roofs. Brick stacks, rebuilt,
left and right of centre behind front ridge, and on rear gable.
2 storeys. 4 windows (ground floor), 2 windows to first floor,
all 3-light hollow chamfered stone mullions with integral
chamfered cills, C20 metal casements. Continuous string over
ground floor windows. Ham stone porch at centre, with Roman
clay tile roof and stone gable-coping carried on moulded
kneelers. Doorway has moulded jambs and depressed-arch head,
plank-and-muntin door studded. North elevation has large 2-light
wooden casements. South elevation, rendered has 4-light (ground)
and 3-light stone mullion windows. Over back doorway 2 stone
shields, one with lion rampart, the other with I and a bird.
Interior: central hall passage leading to mainly C17 wooden
staircase, with heavy turned balusters and moulded rail. Fire-
places: stone with moulded jambs and depressed arch head of
stone, in south-east and south-west rooms, ground and first
floors. Upstairs south-west has a plaster overmantel with 2 sea-
monsters to left and right, and central grotesque mask grinning
and with collarette. South-east room, with compartmented ceiling
in C17 plasterwork, vine-scroll ornament to main beams and
ribbed squares and semi-circles in the compartments, with
(RCHM Dorset I, p72(4)).
Listing NGR: ST5860401094
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Source: English Heritage
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