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Higher Farm House, Lillington

Description: Higher Farm House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 8 October 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 106091

OS Grid Reference: ST6258013066
OS Grid Coordinates: 362580, 113066
Latitude/Longitude: 50.9158, -2.5337

Location: Higher Street, Lillington, Dorset DT9 6QX

Locality: Lillington
Local Authority: West Dorset District Council
County: Dorset
Country: England
Postcode: DT9 6QX

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Listing Text

(north west side)
2/70 Higher Farm House

- II

Farmhouse. Late C16-early C17 origin, altered. Rubble stone walls, partly
roughcast, thatched roof with stone eaves courses, brick end stacks and one
right of centre. 2 storeys. At right angles to road. Probably originally
of 3-room and cross-passage plan. C20 porch with lean-to stone slate roof.
C20 battened door. Ground floor has 2 C20 casements and a pair of French
doors - all with glazing bars. First floor has 4 similar casements. Right end
section projects slightly. Interior modernised, but retains 2 late C16 or
early C17 stone fireplaces: that in centre room with chamfered surround:
that in right end room with moulded surround. Also in this room, 2 stone
corbels above fireplace which originally carried ceiling beams.

Listing NGR: ST6258013066

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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