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Lower Minchington Farmhouse, Sixpenny Handley

Description: Lower Minchington Farmhouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 18 March 1955
English Heritage Building ID: 107433

OS Grid Reference: ST9702214554
OS Grid Coordinates: 397022, 114554
Latitude/Longitude: 50.9304, -2.0437

Location: Sixpenny Handley, Dorset DT11 8DH

Locality: Sixpenny Handley
Local Authority: East Dorset District Council
County: Dorset
Country: England
Postcode: DT11 8DH

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Listing Text


5/97 Lower Minchington


Farmhouse, c.1600. Flint and rubble, part rendered with ashlar quoins and
dressings. Tiled and stone slated roofs with end stone copings and brick
stacks. L-plan. 2 storeys and attics, 3 window range. Ground floor has
stone moullioned windows with returned labels, of 3-lights right and 4-lights
left. Central door way with chamfered, depressed, 4-centred head. Above
the door is a small single-light stone window. The upper floor has timber
casements with leaded-lights. To the rear is a stair turret in the re-
entrant angle. Scullery door has depressed, 4-centred head. Some wrought-
iron casements with leaded-lights.

Internal features (RCHM): hall divided from cross-passage by reset C17
panelling; original plank and muntin partition with doors to other side
of passage; stairs of 2 periods in the C17 the later having a moulded
handrail and turned baluster and the earlier solid oak treads radiating
from central newel post; deep stop chamfered beams; plank and muntin
partitions; doorways in attic partitions with chamfered 4-centred heads.
(RCHM, Dorset, vol V, p 67, no. 9).

Listing NGR: ST9702214554

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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