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Description: Old Dairy House
Date Listed: 11 July 1951
English Heritage Building ID: 106106
OS Grid Reference: ST6486612570
OS Grid Coordinates: 364866, 112570
Latitude/Longitude: 50.9115, -2.5011
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ST 6412 LONGBURTON VILLAGE
10/88 Old Dairy House
Dairy-house. Early C17. Rubble-stone walls. Thatch roof, being fully
rethatched 1985. Stone gable-copings with moulded kneelers. Rebuilt brick
stacks at the gable ends. South elevation: 1½ storeys. 3 windows (ground
floor), hollow-chamfered stone mullions with separate labels over. The
ground floor of 4 lights, 2 lights, and canted bay with 4 lights to front,
iron casements. Upper floor, has 2 full dormers with hipped thatch roofs,
3-light mullions with rebuilt rubble-stone dormers. Door is at right hand
end into an outshut, therefore re-set, chamfered stone jambs and depressed-arch
head, C17. C19 plank door with strap-hinges. Rear range to north, has a
clay-tile roof and gable-end to north, with rubble-stone stack. 2 storeys,
2- and 3-light wood casements. Plank door at rear. Interior: unusual single
storey east passage. East room: ceiling divided into 6 panels by flat-chamfered
beams. Large open fireplace. Central unheated area: stairs and partitions all
C19 matchboarding. West room: ceiling divided into 4 panels by flat-chamfered
beams. North-west gable fireplace not original.
(RCHM Dorset I. p.62 (12) Survey by R Machin, July 1978)
Listing NGR: ST6486612570
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Source: English Heritage
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