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East Almer Farmhouse, Sturminster Marshall

Description: East Almer Farmhouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 30 October 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 107682

OS Grid Reference: SY9194299180
OS Grid Coordinates: 391942, 99180
Latitude/Longitude: 50.7921, -2.1157

Location: A31, Sturminster Marshall, Dorset DT11 9EL

Locality: Sturminster Marshall
Local Authority: East Dorset District Council
County: Dorset
Country: England
Postcode: DT11 9EL

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Listing Text

9/57 East Almer Farmhouse
- II
House, now two dwellings. C15, c1600, c1700, with mid C19 extensions.
Walls of flint and limestone, partly of chequered pattern and also of
alternate bands, with large quoins, north west extension (late C17) of
ironstone rubble, some altered sections of brickwork and brickwork to the
mid C19 outshots (part cement-rendered). Tile roof, with stone slates to
the lower courses, slate above one outshot. Late medieval hall, with two
storeyed south end, with central staircse wing (late C16) on the north east
side, and north west extension (late C17); the walling is of stone but the
irregular elevations have altered features, and include several stone window
surrounds, with hood-moulds but few surviving mullions. A massive chimney
in the middle of the long south west elevation has been cut through, to form
a porch. Outshots occur all along the north east side and contain entrances
to both units. Windows are C19 and C20 casements. Inside, the roof of the
old hall is of arch-braced trussed rafter construction, masked by a flat
ceiling. RCHM

Listing NGR: SY9194299180

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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