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Description: Eastington Farm House Including Front Boundary Walls
Date Listed: 20 November 1959
English Heritage Building ID: 109106
OS Grid Reference: SY9829277798
OS Grid Coordinates: 398292, 77798
Latitude/Longitude: 50.5999, -2.0255
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SY 97 NE WORTH MATRAVERS EASTINGTON
4/96 Eastington Farm House, including
front boundary wall
Farmhouse. C17 origin, enlarged in C18 and C19. Rubble stone walls, stone slate
roofs, stone stacks with moulded caps. Irregular T-shaped plan. Main front range
has C19 lean-to addition on right. Projecting in front of this a single-storey
block which appears contemporary with the house - a separate dairy or bakehouse.
Left of this a C18 2-storeyed gabled wing. Rear wing extended in C18 at a lower
level, and beyond this a C18 lean-to extension. Main house of 2 storeys and attics.
On main front elevation the original 4-centred arched doorway now hidden by later
extension. Right of this is a ledged door, and other in an altered mullioned
window opening. Ground floor has one round-headed window and one casement window
with glazing bars. First floor has 2 round-headed windows, one part-blocked window
with lead lights and one loft door. Projecting wing at right end has one round-
arched window on ground floor. Internally several 4-centred arched doorways.
Ground floor rooms have some chamfered ceiling beams. 3 large open fireplaces -
that in the dairy with cambered lintol. Dry stone boundary wall in front of main
range. A National Trust property. RCHM Monument 19. (Dorset Vol II.)
Listing NGR: SY9829277798
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Source: English Heritage
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