If you log in, you can comment on buildings, submit new photos or update photos that you've already submitted.
Description: Higher Orchard
Date Listed: 2 June 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 105675
OS Grid Reference: ST6268619938
OS Grid Coordinates: 362686, 119938
Latitude/Longitude: 50.9776, -2.5329
Explore more of the area around Sandford Orcas, Dorset at Explore Britain.
ST 61 NW HIGHER SANDFORD
5/134 Higher Orchard
Former farmhouse, now private house. C17, with C20 alterations and
extensions. Rubble-stone walls. Thatch roof with stone gable-coping
at left hand end. Stone stacks at gable-ends. 1½ storeys. 4 windows,
3-light wood-framed iron casements with rectangular leaded lights.
Wood lintels over, C19. Door, left of centre, panelled and glazed in
the top half. North elevation, has a former dairy wing at rear, raised
one storey in C20. Thatch roof. Porch, left of centre, C20 rubble-stone
and gabled. Door-jambs in C17 style with depressed-arch head, C20.
Plank-and-muntin door. Interior: open fireplaces in both end rooms.
West room fireplace has a recess in the back wall and in the side wall.
Cupboard with ribbed panel door and side-panels, all pierced, and with
incised geometric ornament. HL hinges. C17. (RCHM, Dorset I, p 198(4)).
Listing NGR: ST6268619938
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
Listed building text is © Crown Copyright. Reproduced under licence.