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Upbury Farm House, Yetminster

Description: Upbury Farm House

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 11 July 1951
English Heritage Building ID: 106135

OS Grid Reference: ST5939710611
OS Grid Coordinates: 359397, 110611
Latitude/Longitude: 50.8935, -2.5787

Location: Church Street, Yetminster, Dorset DT9 6LG

Locality: Yetminster
Local Authority: West Dorset District Council
County: Dorset
Country: England
Postcode: DT9 6LG

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Listing Text

(West side)

11/117 Upbury Farm House


Farmhouse. C15 of open-hall form. Hall floored over in C16, and further
alterations in C17. Rubble stone walls, stone slate roof with coped gable
at left end. One plastered stack at left end, one brick stack at right end,
one brick stack left of door - backing on to cross-passage. 2 storeys.
C15 doorway, into cross-passage, with pointed arch, and flush panel oak door,
under hoodmould. Left of door 2 C20 reproduction stone mullioned windows with
metal casements. 2 similar windows right of door. 4 similar windows on first
floor. Also left of door the original C15 hall window, now blocked, of 2 lights,
mullioned and transomed, square-headed, with trefoiled light. Left of this
the upper part of the solar windows, of similar detail. At right end, a later
extension at lower level, of rubble stone with slate roof, set back from the
main frontage. Lean-to extension on front of this, under catslide roof.
Interior not accessible, but according to RCHM the inserted floor over the
hall has intersecting moulded ceiling beams. Collar-beam roof with curved
braces. (RCHM Monument 3. Dorset. Vol. I R Machin. "The Houses of Yetminster".
University of Bristol, 1978.)

Listing NGR: ST5939510610

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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