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Description: Damers Farm House
Date Listed: 20 November 1959
English Heritage Building ID: 108546
OS Grid Reference: SY7913283411
OS Grid Coordinates: 379132, 83411
Latitude/Longitude: 50.6500, -2.2965
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SY 7883, SY 7983
13/88 CHALDON HERRING EAST CHALDON
Damers Farm House.
(Formerly listed as
"Damers Farm and
attached barn on
north side of village
Farmhouse. Late C16-early C17. Originated as a long-house with upper-end stack.
Byre rebuilt late C17-C18 - this recently demolished and replaced by new extension
Outbuilding at east end recently incorporated in the house. Walls of brick and
stone, front wall buttressed. Thatched roof, brick stacks. One storey and attic.
later single-storey lean-to at rear, of brick with slate roof.
Entrance door in brick porch with thatched roof. Ground floor (excluding byre under
reconstruction) has three casement windows with glazing bars. Attic has four
half-dormers with similar casements. Internally, main ground floor room has large
stone fireplace at east end with oak lintel, and bread oven. Chamfered ceiling
beam. Remains of late C17-C18 plank and muntin partition between this room and the
smaller west room. Later stack in this room adjoining byre. Roof has remains of
two jointed-cruck trusses with signs of blackening - indicating possible original
RCHM Monument 4.
Listing NGR: SY7913283411
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Source: English Heritage
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