British Listed Buildings

History in Structure

If you log in, you can comment on buildings, submit new photos or update photos that you've already submitted.

We need to upgrade the server that this website runs on. Can you spare a quid to help?.

Blashenwell Farm House, Corfe Castle

Description: Blashenwell Farm House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 20 November 1959
English Heritage Building ID: 109160

OS Grid Reference: SY9516880283
OS Grid Coordinates: 395168, 80283
Latitude/Longitude: 50.6222, -2.0697

Location: Corfe Castle, Dorset BH20 5JS

Locality: Corfe Castle
Local Authority: Purbeck District Council
County: Dorset
Country: England
Postcode: BH20 5JS

Incorrect location/postcode? Submit a correction!

Explore more of the area around Corfe Castle, Dorset at Explore Britain.

Listing Text

SY 98 SE
20.11.59 Blashenwell Farm House
Farmhouse. Probably mid-C18, extended to west in late C18. Rubble stone walls,
concrete tile roof replacing stone slates. One brick stack at left end, one at
right end of original house and one in rear wing. T-shaped plan, with rear wing.
2 storeys. Gabled porch, with flush panel door in opening with stone lintol and
brick jambs. Ground floor has 2 sashes with glazing bars under stone relieving
arches. First floor has 2 similar sashes and a gabled dormer with casements
with glazing bars. Right end extension - former cheese room, has double doors
replacing a window. Short rear wing - 2 storeyed, in-matching construction, and
an extension to this, at lower level, with part cob walls and corrugated asbestos
roof. Some windows here retain lead lights. Lean-to extension at rear of main
house, and one on rear wing. Small lean-to extension at right end of house.
Internally, one ground floor room has large fireplace, built up. Some chamfered
ceiling beams. Slatted door at rear of cheese room - now in later lean-to.
(RCHM, Monument 131. Dorset. Vol. II).

Listing NGR: SY9516880283

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

Listed building text is © Crown Copyright. Reproduced under licence.