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Withyhook Farm House, Leigh

Description: Withyhook Farm House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 11 July 1959
English Heritage Building ID: 106047

OS Grid Reference: ST6094006602
OS Grid Coordinates: 360940, 106602
Latitude/Longitude: 50.8576, -2.5563

Location: Leigh, Dorset DT9 6JB

Locality: Leigh
Local Authority: West Dorset District Council
County: Dorset
Country: England
Postcode: DT9 6JB

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Listing Text

ST 60 NW -

5/29 Withyhook
11-7-51 Farm House


Detached house, incorporating former watermill at right end. Mid - C16,
altered in C17 and C18. Rubble stone walls. Slate roof, one brick stack at
left end and one right of centre - at end of original house section.
2 storeys. C20 stone porch with lean-to slate roof and C20 ledged door.
Right of this 2 other door openings, one at right end of original house,
with old ledged door and frame - C17, one into former mill, with C20 part-
glazed door - original opening. Also on ground floor, one 4-light timber
window with ovolo-moulded mullions and one casement with horizontal glazing
bars. Some stone-mullioned windows in rear wing. Internally, left ground
floor room has stone fireplace with 4-centred arch. Some chamfered ceiling
beams. Right ground floor room of original house has large open fireplace
with cambered timber lintel and timber jambs. Newel stair adjoins this.
Some chamfered ceiling beams. No mill machinery survives. At right end, a
single-storey extension, of stone with slate roof, now used as garage. (RCHM
Monument 17. (Dorset, Vol.I). R Machin. "The Houses of Yetminster."
University of Bristol. 1978.)

Listing NGR: ST6094006602

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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