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Main Barn at Blashenwell Farm, 25 Metres West of Blashenwell Farm House, Corfe Castle

Description: Main Barn at Blashenwell Farm, 25 Metres West of Blashenwell Farm House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 20 November 1959
English Heritage Building ID: 109162

OS Grid Reference: SY9513080292
OS Grid Coordinates: 395130, 80292
Latitude/Longitude: 50.6223, -2.0702

Location: Corfe Castle, Dorset BH20 5JS

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

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Listing Text

SY 98 SE
3/10 Main barn at Blashenwell Farm,
25m west of Blashenwell Farm
20.11.59 House. (formerly listed as
"Barn at Blashenwell Farm
dated 1760")
Barn, dated "GP 1760" on east wall. Rubble stone walls, hipped stone slate roof.
East wall - facing farmyard, has, at left end, a lean-to cart entrance. Further
lean-to right of this, with corrugated sheet roof. Right of this, a flush door,
and ledged high level door. 3 blocked window openings with segmental arches.
Large opening with double doors in north end wall. On west wall, at left end a
lean-to under slate catslide roof. Right of this a shallower brick lean-to and,
adjoining this a large cast iron waterwheel in brick pit, with remains of leat.
Also remains of walls to high level pond south of the barn. Right of the wheel
is hipped cart porch, and right of this a C20 concrete lean-to. Internally,
the north section, of 4 bays, has a tie-beam roof and the centre section, of
5 bays, a collar beam roof. Overhead drive shaft and some remains of gearing
from wheel, which drove farm machinery. (RCHM, Monument 131. Dorset. Vol. II).

Listing NGR: SY9513080292

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

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