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Old Manor Farmhouse, Wimborne Minster

Description: Old Manor Farmhouse

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 14 June 1952
English Heritage Building ID: 107106

OS Grid Reference: SZ0217899956
OS Grid Coordinates: 402178, 99956
Latitude/Longitude: 50.7992, -1.9704

Location: Leigh Close, Wimborne Minster, Dorset BH21 2BT

Locality: Wimborne Minster
Local Authority: East Dorset District Council
County: Dorset
Country: England
Postcode: BH21 2BT

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Listing Text

(north side)
Old Manor Farm House
SZ 0299 1/82 14.6.52
C16 origin, altered and part rebuilt C17, enlarged C18 and C19. Brick walls with
stone details. North gable timber framed. Tiled roof with stone eaves courses.
Brick stacks with oversailing courses. Original block has 3 room lobby entrance
plan. (RCHM Class J). Entrance opposite stack between Parlour and Hall. Service
rooms north of Hall. C18 kitchen wing at rear (west) of service rooms. Single
storey, slate roofed lean to's C19 along north walls of kitchen and service rooms.
In early C19 the central stack altered and a semi circular stair inserted in the
entrance lobby. Later a passage was formed a the north end of the Hall, leading
from a new door in the main (east) front to the kitchen at the rear. At the same
time the service rooms were altered and a second stair inserted. Main elevation
has entrance door in classical style, in the original position. The Parlour and
Hall each have an ovolo-section stone mullioned window, originally of 5 lights,
reduced to 4. Later timber casement window in service room, also later door
adjoining this. First floor windows are similar, but those in the Solar and Hall
Chamber always of 4 lights. Diaper pattern brickwork to front elevation. C18
kitchen wing has timber casement windows. Interior has some chamfered ceiling beams,
and a good early C19 semi circular stair. An early example of brickwork in the area.
Upper repair at time of survey. Originally moated. Part of moat survives.

Listing NGR: SZ0217899956

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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