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Tripps Farmhouse, Purse Caundle

Description: Tripps Farmhouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 13 January 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 105745

OS Grid Reference: ST6870316075
OS Grid Coordinates: 368703, 116075
Latitude/Longitude: 50.9433, -2.4468

Location: Purse Caundle, Dorset DT9 5JE

Locality: Purse Caundle
Local Authority: West Dorset District Council
County: Dorset
Country: England
Postcode: DT9 5JE

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Listing Text

In the entry for

ST 61 NE
Tripps Farmhouse

- II

The serial number shall be amended to read:-




ST 61 NE
6/119 Tripps Farmhouse

Farmhouse. Probably early C17 remodelled C18; altered C19 and C20. Thin-coursed
rubble with plain tile roof (formerly thatched). 2 storeys with loft; 3 cells
with 5 1st-floor windows; continuous, storeyed, rear outshut. Windows are mostly
wood-mullioned with timber lintels and small-pane leaded casements. Garden front:
central cell has central 6-panel door (top 2 panels glazed) in added, gabled,
brick porch (not of special interest) with windows of 4 lights to left, 3 lights
to right, 3, 2 and 3 lights above. A later 2-light window to far right, the window
above and those on each floor at left end all concealed by ivy. Roof half-hipped
with large ridge stacks between central and outer cells, all ivy-covered.

Rear: outshut under cat-slide roof has door on right and 4 windows, 2 to centre
c1985 small-pane casements, outer windows of 3 lights that on left with chamfered
mullions; gabled 2-light casement dormer between 2nd and 3rd windows. Left return
2 windows to ground floor, one blocked, and one to 1st floor, left. Right return:
central board door under corrugated-iron hood (not of special interest) with 3-light
window to left, c1985 casement to right, and 2-light window to 1st floor, right.

Interior: central ground-floor room has inglenook with deep, stop-chamfered bressumer
and seat on right, both this room and the one above have massive cross-beams with
deep chamfers and lamb's tongue stops; other chamfered beams and some wide floorboards;
outshut end rooms and front right ground-floor room have stanchions to windows;
roof has collared principal rafter trusses set on wall plate, trenched purlins,
diagonally-set ridge-piece and square-section rafters.

Listing NGR: ST6870316075

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

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