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Lower Dairy Farmhouse, Nether Compton

Description: Lower Dairy Farmhouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 11 July 1951
English Heritage Building ID: 105601

OS Grid Reference: ST5978517445
OS Grid Coordinates: 359785, 117445
Latitude/Longitude: 50.9550, -2.5739

Locality: Nether Compton
Local Authority: West Dorset District Council
County: Dorset
Country: England
Postcode: DT9 4QA

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Listing Text

13/61 Lower Dairy Farmhouse

Former farmhouse, now private dwelling. Dated A 1661 RR, WR, TH on stone
in front wall, with C19 and C20 refenestration. Coursed rubble stone walls.
Roman-tile roof with gable-ends. Stone gable-copings at right hand gable,
and at front gable. Brick stacks at left gable, ridge centre. Right gable
stack taken down. Two storeys. 2 windows, to right of front range; which
projects at right angles. 3-light casement, leaded, top left. 12 pane and
16 pane sashes with glazing-bars, wood lintels. Front range: 1½ storeys,
two 3-light C20 casements with glazing-bars. Rear elevation, has the main
door position in C19 extension, altered, C20, at rear. Plank door in wood
frame. Interior: flagstone floors. Mid-chamfered ceiling-beams. Open
stone fireplace, early C16 reset perhaps, has moulded stone jambes and
straight-chamfered Tudor arch head. Single large lintel block, and bowtell-
moulded stone cornice over. (RCHM, Dorset I, p 102(8)).

Listing NGR: ST5978517445

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Source: English Heritage

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