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Renscombe Farm House Including Attached Outbuilding on South, Worth Matravers

Description: Renscombe Farm House Including Attached Outbuilding on South

Grade: II
Date Listed: 20 November 1959
English Heritage Building ID: 109117

OS Grid Reference: SY9645777599
OS Grid Coordinates: 396457, 77599
Latitude/Longitude: 50.5981, -2.0514

Location: Renscombe Road, Wool, Dorset BH19 3LT

Locality: Worth Matravers
Local Authority: Purbeck District Council
County: Dorset
Country: England
Postcode: BH19 3LT

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Listing Text


4/107 Renscombe Farm House
20-11-59 including attached outbuilding
on south


Farmhouse. Early C17. Rubble stone walls, partly plastered; stone slate roof,
brick stacks on ridge. One storey and attic. Long narrow plan with 3 adjoin-
ing gabled projecting wings to rear, forming, in effect, a double-pile plan:-
these wings may be slightly later. Main (east) front has, near right end,
a single-storey projecting wing, a former dairy. Ground floor has three
4-centred arched doorways, (one appears recent), 2 stone-mullioned windows
with remains of lead liqhts, and 3 C20 metal windows. Small casement window
under eaves. Attic has 4 hipped dormers, - 2 with stone mullioned windows
with remains of lead lights, 2 with C20 metal casements. At left end an attached
outbuilding, continuous with the house. This has a lean-to projecting at its
left end. 2 ledged doors on ground floor, and a loft door approached by a
flight of stone steps. Internally, ground floor room at right end has large
open fireplace with 4-centred stone arch and bread oven. Large central stack
has fireplaces part built up. Several deeply chamfered ceiling beams. Roof
possibly originally of cruck form. Small lancet window in stair wing. RCHM
Monument 17 (Dorset Vol II).

Listing NGR: SY9645777599

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Source: English Heritage

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