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Description: The Old Farmhouse
Date Listed: 4 November 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 107557
OS Grid Reference: SU0931808776
OS Grid Coordinates: 409318, 108776
Latitude/Longitude: 50.8784, -1.8689
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SU 00 NE NEWTOWN ROAD (OFF)
6/98 The Old Farmhouse
Detached house - former farmhouse. Possibly originally an end-chimney
long-house with byre at left end. Probably early C18. Original section has
plastered cob walls, hipped thatched roof, brick stack at right end. One
storey and attic. Lean-to porch with thatched catslide roof - door replaced
by casement window. Front wall buttressed. C20 part glazed door. Ground
floor has 3 casements with glazing bars. Attic has 2 dormers with casements
with centre horizontal bar. At right end a later, probably C19, addition, of
2 storeys, with plastered walls and slate roof. Brick porch with gabled tiled
roof - door replaced by casement with glazing bars. Ground floor has one
casement with glazing bars. First floor has one top hung window. Right of
this a lean-to with plastered walls and slate roof. Part glazed door, and one
casement with glazing bars. At left end, a lean-to with thatched catslide
roof, and one plain casement. In original house, large open fireplace with
timber lintel and inserted bread oven. Original roof structure survives.
(R.C.H.M. Monument 32. Dorset Vol V).
Listing NGR: SU0931808776
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Source: English Heritage
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