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The Old House, Witchampton

Description: The Old House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 18 March 1955
English Heritage Building ID: 107587

OS Grid Reference: ST9883406498
OS Grid Coordinates: 398834, 106498
Latitude/Longitude: 50.8580, -2.0179

Location: Pound Hill, Witchampton, Dorset BH21 5AP

Locality: Witchampton
Local Authority: East Dorset District Council
County: Dorset
Country: England
Postcode: BH21 5AP

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Listing Text


13/128 The Old House



Detached house. Probably C16. Timber framed walls, infilled and part
rebuilt. Half hipped thatched roof, one brick stack in centre and one nearer
left end. At right angles to road. One storey and attic. Main entrance
front (north) has added porch, part brick, part open on timber posts, with
hipped tiled roof. Part glazed door. Ground floor has one casement with lead
lights, one with glazing bars, and 2 small plain casements. Attic has one
dormer with casements with glazing bars, and one casement with lead lights
under eaves. House of open hall form; main roof of Queen-post form with
smoke-blackened timbers. One ground floor room has large open fireplace with
timber lintel and bread oven. Deep chamfered and stopped ceiling beam in this
room with inscribed initials "WS". Several other deep chamfered beams.
Central ground floor room has C18 moulded timber fireplace surround.
(R.C.H.M. Monument 10. Dorset Vol V).

Listing NGR: ST9883406498

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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