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Higher Holt Farmhouse, Melbury Osmond

Description: Higher Holt Farmhouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 2 June 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 105837

OS Grid Reference: ST5669908864
OS Grid Coordinates: 356699, 108864
Latitude/Longitude: 50.8776, -2.6168

Location: Melbury Osmond, Dorset DT2 0LX

Locality: Melbury Osmond
Local Authority: West Dorset District Council
County: Dorset
Country: England
Postcode: DT2 0LX

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Listing Text

ST 50 NE
Higher Holt
Farmhouse, with attached farm buildings at right angles. Late C18, with
C19 refenestration. Rendered stone wall. Thatch roofs, half-hipped.
Brick stack on west ridge at centre. 2 storeys and attics. 2 windows to
south elevation, 3-light cast-iron casements with glazing-bars, C19. Front
door at centre, plank with one top light, C20. Porch, with gabled slate
roof, C20. Windows on return elevation, 2 lights casements. Attached
stables and barn in one range down slope, rubble-stone walls, thatch roof.
Two storeys. Openings: 2 plank doors, left of centre to stabling with one
loft door over. Stable-door 'rear' entrance to barn. 2 loft doors to barn.
East side of barn has a projecting porch with hipped slate roof and 2-leaf
plank doors. (RCHM. Dorset I, p.161 (22))

Listing NGR: ST5669908864

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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