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Description: Manor Farm House
Date Listed: 26 January 1956
English Heritage Building ID: 106244
OS Grid Reference: SY7751598176
OS Grid Coordinates: 377515, 98176
Latitude/Longitude: 50.7827, -2.3203
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SY 79 NE CHURCH STREET (South
5/56 Manor Farm House
Small manor house. Early C17, probably for Arthur Radford (Hutchins); rear
wing added in C19. Walls of flint and stone banding. Slate roof, with
parapets and moulded coped gables. Brick stacks. 2 storeys and attic.
Double pile plan. Front elevation has twin gables of unequal pitch, capped
by chimney stacks, one brick and one stone. Central flush panel door under
depressed 4-centred arch. Ground and first floors each have four 3-light
stone mullioned and transomed windows under hoodmoulds. One similar 2-light
window in each attic gable. C19 rear wing, of flint and brick banding, with
slate roof. Single storey wing on left of this in similar construction.
Internally: C17 stair with heavy turned balusters. Several rooms have C17
oak panelling, some with enriched friezes and fireplace surrounds. Several
C17 oak panelled doors. (RCHM Monument 3 Dorset Vol III. Hutchins,
History of Dorset II 606)
Listing NGR: SY7751598176
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Source: English Heritage
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