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Brockhill House, Affpuddle and Turnerspuddle

Description: Brockhill House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 2 October 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 108705

OS Grid Reference: SY8320292632
OS Grid Coordinates: 383202, 92632
Latitude/Longitude: 50.7331, -2.2394

Location: Turners Puddle, Dorset BH20 7NH

Locality: Affpuddle and Turnerspuddle
Local Authority: Purbeck District Council
County: Dorset
Country: England
Postcode: BH20 7NH

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Listing Text

"Brockhill House"


Detached house. C17, extended C18. Cob walls, faced in brick - thatch roof, brick
stacks. One storey and attics. Single-storey lean-to at rear - thatch roof
continued over this. Original house of end-hall plan with central cross-passage -
hall to north and kitchen to south of this. Later extension south of kitchen,
probably originally a dairy etc.
Modern brick and timber porch with oak door. Ground floor has four casement windows
with glazing bars. Attic has four half dormers with casements with glazing bars.
Additional ledged door to former dairy.
Internally, the hall has a large open fireplace with timber lintel and jambs backing
on to the cross-passage. Chamfered oak ceiling beam and exposed joists. Stairs now
in rear part of cross-passage. Original kitchen has stack in end wall, large open
fireplace with timber lintel and jambs. Chamfered oak ceiling beam and exposed
joists. Late dairy has chamfered ceiling beams. Room over hall has fireplace with
timber lintel and jambs.
Of particular interest because of its plan, transitional between the end-hall and
the later symmetrical two-room plan (RCHM Type T). RCHM Monument 11.

Listing NGR: SY8323292607

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Source: English Heritage

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