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Wyke House, Castleton

Description: Wyke House

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 11 July 1951
English Heritage Building ID: 105579

OS Grid Reference: ST6010014481
OS Grid Coordinates: 360100, 114481
Latitude/Longitude: 50.9284, -2.5691

Location: Castleton, Dorset DT9 6SL

Locality: Castleton
Local Authority: West Dorset District Council
County: Dorset
Country: England
Postcode: DT9 6SL

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Listing Text

ST 61 SW
Wyke House

Farmhouse with attached walls. Dated 1650 with late C17 addition on West
in spandrels of front door. Dressed stone walls, rendered. Clay-tile roof
with stone-slate eaves. Stone gable-copings and scrolled kneelers. C20
brick stacks at gable ends. Front elevation: two storeys with attics. 7
windows, hollow-chamfered stone mullions, with iron casements and fixed lead
lights, three lights to the ground floor, 4 lights at right hand end. First
floor windows of: 3, 2, 2, 3, 2, 2, 3 lights. Continuous string over ground
floor windows, and first floor windows. Front doorway, left of centre, has
moulded jambs with depressed arch in a square head. Label drops down from
the string-course. C17. Plank-and-muntin door studded with long strap-hinges
and weatherboard. Blocked doorway, with renewed head, right of straight joint.
South elevation has windows of 3 lights, except for staircase window at
half-level right of centre, of 4 lights. Doorway design, cf. front door
though excluding date. Plank-and-muntin door with strap-hinges. Interior:
late C17 addition has some exposed ceiling-beams. Outbuilding on the west end,
rubble-stone walls, with stone-slate and clay-tile roof. C20 brick stack on
gable end. 3-light iron casement with lead lights, wood lintel over. Two
attached walls run at right-angles from front of house, each for 25 metres.
Rubble-stone walls, each with a doorway half-way along with stone chamfered
jambs and depressed-arch head. Plank doors studded.
(RCHM Dorset I, p.70 (6))

Listing NGR: ST6010014481

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Source: English Heritage

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