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Description: Hemsworth House
Date Listed: 4 November 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 107567
OS Grid Reference: ST9691305717
OS Grid Coordinates: 396913, 105717
Latitude/Longitude: 50.8510, -2.0452
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ST 90 SE
4/108 Hemsworth House
Farmhouse. Original range C16 (RCHM), enlarged to south west in early C19;
front wall of original range altered in late C19. Original range has walls of
flint and brick, the front wall now roughcast, with smooth plaster window
surrounds. Slate roof, hipped at right end, brick stack at left end. Later
range on left has plastered walls, slate roof with overhanging verge and
bargeboard, brick stack at left end with oversailing cap and recessed arched
panels. L-shaped plan, with original range extending to rear at right end. 2
storeys. On main front, original range has C19 semi-octagonal glazed porch,
with part glazed door. Ground floor has 2 sashes with glazing bars. First
floor has 3 casements with centre horizontal bar. Early C19 range at left
end, has 2 sashes with glazing bars on each floor. At rear of rear wing of
original range an added C19 cottage, - this not of special interest.
Internally, some deep chamfered ceiling beams, raised panel doors, and C18
fireplaces. (R.C.H.M. Monument 18. Dorset Vol V).
Listing NGR: ST9691305717
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Source: English Heritage
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