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Spring House, Longburton

Description: Spring House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 8 October 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 106113

OS Grid Reference: ST6475412985
OS Grid Coordinates: 364754, 112985
Latitude/Longitude: 50.9152, -2.5027

Location: 15 Spring Lane, Longburton, Dorset DT9 5PG

Locality: Longburton
Local Authority: West Dorset District Council
County: Dorset
Country: England
Postcode: DT9 5PG

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Listing Text


10/95 Spring House


Former Open-Hall house, subsequently ceiled, and greatly extended by wing
to north. C15, ceiled in late C16. Extended with a north wing at right-angles
in C20. Rubble-stone walls. Thatch roof with gable ends and stone gable-
copings. Stone stack with cornice at left hand gable, at ridge right of centre,
and at right hand gable. 1½ storeys. 3 windows, 3-light wood casements with
a horizontal glazing-bar, renewed C20. Two large 3-light eyebrow dormers, C20.
Front door, left of centre, plank and muntin with wood lintel over, C20.
Interior: 3-unit plan, lower end (former byre), cross-passage, hall, inner
room. Open fireplace inserted in left hand end, c.C16. Open fireplace backing
on to cross-passage, inserted C16. 3 jointed-cruck trusses with cruck-post
surviving in lower end room. 3 sets of through-purlins with wind-bracing
surviving in the lower two tiers. Plank-and-muntin partition on west-side of
cross-passage. Mid-chamfered ceiling-beams in ground floor rooms. North
range, C20. Rendered walls. Clay-tile roof with gable-end. 2 brick stacks
on ridge. 2-light wood casements with glazing-bars. C20 door.
(RCHM. Dorset I, p.62(5). Survey and notes in Dorset County Council, Planning

Listing NGR: ST6475412985

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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