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Higher Farmhouse and Attached Garden Wall, Over Compton

Description: Higher Farmhouse and Attached Garden Wall

Grade: II
Date Listed: 2 June 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 105641

OS Grid Reference: ST5882816886
OS Grid Coordinates: 358828, 116886
Latitude/Longitude: 50.9499, -2.5875

Location: Western Street, Over Compton, Dorset DT9 4QZ

Locality: Over Compton
Local Authority: West Dorset District Council
County: Dorset
Country: England
Postcode: DT9 4QZ

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Listing Text

14/99 Higher Farmhouse and
attached garden wall

Detached farmhouse, C17. Dated on door lintel "Istas Aedes Restituit
Refecit J.R.P.G. A.S. MDCCCXCII", (1892) Repairs. Dressed stone walls.
Clay-tile roofs with gable ends and stone gable-copings, moulded kneelers.
Ashlar stone stacks at gable ends. Two storeys and attics. 3 windows,
ovolo-moulded stone mullions, with straight dripstones over ground floor,
4 light to ground and 3 light to first floor. Wooden casements with
glazing-bars. Front doorway at centre with depressed-arch head. Recess-
panel and glazed door, late C19. Pitched stone canopy, carried on moulded
stone brackets. Attached front garden wall, dressed stone, with coping-
stones, ramped up to the central gateway. (RCHM, Dorset I, p 104(5)).

Listing NGR: ST5882816886

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Source: English Heritage

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