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Blackmanston Farm House, Steeple

Description: Blackmanston Farm House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 20 November 1959
English Heritage Building ID: 108685

OS Grid Reference: SY9152380782
OS Grid Coordinates: 391523, 80782
Latitude/Longitude: 50.6267, -2.1212

Locality: Steeple
Local Authority: Purbeck District Council
County: Dorset
Country: England
Postcode: BH20 5PB

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Listing Text

20.11.59 Blackmanston Farm

Detached farmhouse. Late C16. East room (original kitchen) rebuilt or added early
C17. Rear service wing at east end, C18 or later. Former stair turret at rear of
main block - now demolished. Rough ashlar and rubble stone walls, stone slate
roofs, stone stacks some rebuilt in brick. Three room and cross-passage plan. Two
storeys and attics. Main elevation has full-height gabled porch with moulded
coping. 4-centred arched doorway. 2-light mullioned windows on first floor and
small blocked window in attic gable. West of porch, ground floor has two 4-light
mullioned windows with lead lights, under hood moulds - lighting the Hall and
Parlour. First floor has two similar 2-light windows. Attic has one gabled dormer
with casements. East of the porch, ground floor window blocked by late fireplace.
Small lean-to extension at west end. Rear-wing - south section, one storey and
attic, north section, single-storey. Casement windows and loft door under gabled
dormer. Good example of traditional farmhouse. RCHM Monument 6.

Listing NGR: SY9152380782

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Source: English Heritage

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