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Description: Main Barn at Blashenwell Farm, 25 Metres West of Blashenwell Farm House
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
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CORFE CASTLE BLASHENWELL
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
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
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Source: English Heritage
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