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Description: Higher Farm House Including Front Boundary Wall
Date Listed: 11 July 1951
English Heritage Building ID: 106158
OS Grid Reference: ST5932410853
OS Grid Coordinates: 359324, 110853
Latitude/Longitude: 50.8957, -2.5797
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ST 5910 HIGH STREET
11/141 Higher Farm House
11.7.51 including front
Detached house. Date stones on front wall. "A.W. 1624" and "A.W. 1630".
Rubble stone walls, hipped asbestos tile roof, brick end stacks. 2 storeys -
(originally one storey and attics). Pair of part-glazed doors apparently in
former window opening - (head and remains of mullion survive). Blocked
doorway left of this. Ground floor has two 4-light stone mullioned windows
with hoodmoulds and casements with centre horizontal bar. First floor has
two 2-light and two 3-light similar windows. Small lozenge-shaped recess at
high level. 2-storeyed rear wing at left end, has tiled roof with stone eaves
courses. Single-storey rear lean-to, with pantile roof. Internally, right
ground floor room has large open fireplace with cambered timber lintel.
Rear door in depressed 4-centred arch. Some deep chamfered ceiling beams.
Low front boundary wall of rubble stone, with cock and hen coping. (RCHM
Monument 14. Dorset. Vol. I. R Machin "The Houses of Yetminster". University
[of Bristol 1978.)
Listing NGR: ST5932410853
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Source: English Heritage
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