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Fairings, Yetminster

Description: Fairings

Grade: II
Date Listed: 31 July 1961
English Heritage Building ID: 106182

OS Grid Reference: ST5933210796
OS Grid Coordinates: 359332, 110796
Latitude/Longitude: 50.8952, -2.5796

Location: Queen Street, Yetminster, Dorset DT9 6LL

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

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Listing Text

(West side)

11/165 Fairings


House at right end of terrace. Late C16-early C17, altered, enlarged and
converted into 2 cottages in C18 - now restored as one house. Rubble stone
walls, thatched roof with flush coped gable at left end of front wall
(termination of rear wing) with pineapple finial. One brick stack at right
end and one near centre. L-shaped plan with C18 rear wing at left end.
2 storeys. At left end, under gable, blocked doorway, and one sash with
glazing bars on each floor. In main right range; ledged door. Ground floor
has one 3-light and one 5-light stone mullioned window with hoodmoulds, and
casements with horizontal centre bar. First floor has 3 similar 3-light
windows. Internally: in main range, centre ground floor room has large open
fireplace with timber lintel. Some exposed chamfered ceiling beams. Doorway
into kitchen with depressed 4-centred arch. One first floor room bias fireplace
with 4-centred stone arch. C18 plank and muntin partition on first floor.
Attached outbuilding range at end of rear wing, with slate roof - now part of
house. (RCHM Monument 9. Dorset. Vol. I R Machin. "The Houses of Yetminster."
University of Bristol. 1978.)

Listing NGR: ST5933210796

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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