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Manor Farm Cottage, Melbury Osmond

Description: Manor Farm Cottage

Grade: II
Date Listed: 11 November 1966
English Heritage Building ID: 105840

OS Grid Reference: ST5745707675
OS Grid Coordinates: 357457, 107675
Latitude/Longitude: 50.8670, -2.6059

Location: Meads Close, Melbury Osmond, Dorset DT2 0LU

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

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Listing Text

Manor Farm
8/92 Cottage
Detached former farmhouse, now private dwelling. Early C16, with raised
eaves, refenestrated and consolidated C20. Rubble-stone walls. Thatch roof
with gable-ends. C20 white brick stacks at gable ends. 1 1/2 storeys. 4 windows,
(5 to ground floor). Wood mullions, painted, of 2, 3 and 4 lights. Iron
casements and lead lights. Mainly wood lintels. Eyebrow dormers, each a
2-light casement, sides of casement frames have projecting boards to keep thatch
back. Plank door, right of centre, with wood lintel over, C20. Interior:
ground floor centre room has moulded and compartmented ceiling beams, with
hollow, roll and hollow mouldings throughout, C16. Plank-and-muntin partitions,
C16, with renewed cill-beams. Flagstone floors. South end room has an open
fireplace with stone monolith jambs and cambered, chamfered lintel, C16.
Spiral staircase, in right hand side of fireplace, original position, wooden
treads renewed. (Fireplace against cross-passage removed, and new staircase
inserted C20.) Roof of jointed-cruck construction, with collars, much
altered. (RCHM. Dorset I, p.160(8))

Listing NGR: ST5745707675

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Source: English Heritage

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