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Description: Crooked Withies Farmhouse
Date Listed: 4 November 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 107509
OS Grid Reference: SU0552005278
OS Grid Coordinates: 405520, 105278
Latitude/Longitude: 50.8470, -1.9229
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SU 00 NE CROOKED WITHIES
6/51 Crooked Withies
Detached house. Mid-C17, enlarged c1960. Original range has timber framed
walls, part plastered and part refaced or rebuilt in brick. Timber framing
exposed in upper part of both gable walls. Sandstone plinth. Half hipped
thatched roof; central brick stack. Originally of lobby entrance plan. One
storey and attic. Wing added at right angles c1960, with plastered walls and
thatched roof, forming L-shaped plan. Entrance now in this wing. In
original house, inner facing wall has, on ground floor, 2 casements with
glazing bars under wood lintels. Attic has one dormer with metal casements.
Later lean-to along outer wall, of brick with slate roof. Internally,
original timber framed partitions survive on both floors. Large open
fireplace with timber lintel and bread oven in hall. Some exposed ceiling
beams. Original roof structure survives, of tie and collar beam form.
(R.C.H.M. Monument 26. Dorset Vol V).
Listing NGR: SU0552005278
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Source: English Heritage
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