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Potterne House, Verwood

Description: Potterne House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 4 November 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 107558

OS Grid Reference: SU0951007449
OS Grid Coordinates: 409510, 107449
Latitude/Longitude: 50.8665, -1.8662

Location: Potterne Way, Verwood, Dorset BH21 6RS

Locality: Verwood
Local Authority: East Dorset District Council
County: Dorset
Country: England
Postcode: BH21 6RS

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Listing Text


6/99 Potterne House


House, former farmhouse. Late C17-early C18 - altered. Cob walls, lower part
roughcast, upper part tile - hung. Hipped tiled roof. 2 brick stacks at rear
of main range. At rear of main range 2 adjoining half hipped wings with
central valley gutter - all apparently contemporary. 2 storeys. A ledged
door with glass panel in open timber porch with hipped roof. Ground floor has
one casement with centre horizontal bar, and pair of French doors. First
floor has 3 casements with centre horizontal bar. At right end, a lean-to in
matching construction, now raised to 2 storeys with flat roof. This has one
iron casement with lead lights. Range of single storey attached outbuildings
at rear. Internally, some chamfered ceiling beams. Original roof structure
survives, of simple tie-beam form with chamfered purlins. Reputedly site of
former manor house and chapel. (R.C.H.M. monument 10. Dorset Vol V).

Listing NGR: SU0951007449

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Source: English Heritage

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