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Greenclose Farmhouse, Wimborne Minster

Description: Greenclose Farmhouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 1 November 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 107195

OS Grid Reference: SZ0192299989
OS Grid Coordinates: 401922, 99989
Latitude/Longitude: 50.7995, -1.9741

Location: Greenclose Lane, Wimborne Minster, Dorset BH21 1TJ

Locality: Wimborne Minster
Local Authority: East Dorset District Council
County: Dorset
Country: England
Postcode: BH21 1TJ

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Listing Text

The following building shall be added to the list:

SZ 09 NW SP/93 Greenclose Farmhouse
II 0/93

House, former farmhouse. Probably mid-late Cl7. Brick walls on rubble stone base:-
part of original rear wall (now internal) of timber framing. Tiled roof with stone
eaves courses, hipped at right end. 2 brick stacks, one at left end, one right of
centre. 2 storeys. Front wall buttressed. Ledged door into cross-passage. Pair
of French doors at left end. Ground floor has 2 casements with glazing bars and one
plain cross-pattern window. First floor has 4 casements, 2 with horizontal glazing
bars, flat band at first floor level to left section of facade. Evidence of consider-
able alteration to window openings. At rear, a late single-storey gabled extension
at left end. Continuous single-storey rear lean-to, part of which may be contemporary
with the house. Internally, ground floor room at left end has large open fireplace
with timber lintol and bread oven, and 2 chamfered ceiling beams. Timber-framed
partition between this room and adjoining unheated room. Cambered stop-chamfered
ceiling beam in cross-passage, on line of main rear wall. Room at right end has large
open fireplace with timber lintol and stone jambs. Rear wall timber framed.
Intersecting chamfered ceiling beams:- this floor not apparently framed into the rear
wall; - possibly an insertion. On first floor, some timber-framed partitions and
contemporary fireplaces. At right end, first floor ceiling raised to expose lower
parts of trusses.

Listing NGR: SZ0192299989

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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