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Farrs House, Pamphill

Description: Farrs House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 21 December 1982
English Heritage Building ID: 107263

OS Grid Reference: ST9987200319
OS Grid Coordinates: 399872, 100319
Latitude/Longitude: 50.8024, -2.0032

Location: Cowgrove Road, Pamphill, Dorset BH21 4EL

Locality: Pamphill
Local Authority: East Dorset District Council
County: Dorset
Country: England
Postcode: BH21 4EL

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Listing Text

(North Side)
Farrs House
ST 90 SE 3/65 21.12.82
Late C18 early C19, enlarged mid C19. Plastered walls, roofs part tiled with stone
eaves courses, part slated. Two storeys and attics. Originally U-shaped plan - main
front range with projecting rear wings each end. In mid C19 the rear courtyard
infilled to form a gallery.
Main front range has, on ground floor, four pairs of french windows with stepped
glazing bars, gothic traceried fanlights, and shutters, and one casement window.
First floor has five double-hung sash windows with glazing bars. Remains of iron
verandah along this elevation, and along the east elevation, which has similar
fenestration. Roof of this wing slated. Main entrance in rear-north-front. This
has three gables the centre one being the late infilling. Part-glazed door. Ground
floor has four mullioned windows with top-hung lights, and hood-moulds. First floor
has two similar windows in the outer wings and large central window lighting the
gallery. Attics in each wing have small windows with hood-moulds.
Internally, ground floor rooms in the original building have contemporary carved
marble fireplace surrounds. Main room has alcove with elliptical arch and panelled
jambs. Cupboards each side of this have ornamental tympana. Gallery has open timber
roof of arch - braced collar form. Moulded balustrade. Staircase, in east wing, has
moulded balusters and wreathed handrail.
RCHM Monument 45.

Listing NGR: ST9987200319

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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