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Damers Farm House, Chaldon Herring

Description: Damers Farm House

Grade: II
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

Location: 6 Chydyok Road, Dorchester DT2 8DN

Locality: Chaldon Herring
Local Authority: Purbeck District Council
County: Dorset
Country: England
Postcode: DT2 8DN

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Listing Text

SY 7883, SY 7983
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
to house.
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
open hall.
RCHM Monument 4.

Listing NGR: SY7913283411

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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