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Scoles Farm House, Including Attached Outbuilding at Rear, and Boundary Wall and Gate to Front Garde, Corfe Castle

Description: Scoles Farm House, Including Attached Outbuilding at Rear, and Boundary Wall and Gate to Front Garde

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 20 November 1959
English Heritage Building ID: 109258

OS Grid Reference: SY9637079957
OS Grid Coordinates: 396370, 79957
Latitude/Longitude: 50.6193, -2.0527

Location: Corfe Castle, Dorset BH20 5LG

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

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Listing Text

SY 97 NE
5/105 Scoles Farm House, including
attached outbuilding at rear,
20.11.59 and boundary wall and gate to
front garden
House, former farmhouse. C13 origin, main house early C17. Rubble stone walls,
stone slate roof with coped gabled to porch. Ashlar stone stacks, one at right
end, one left of door, one nearer left end. 3-room and cross-passage plan. One
storey and attic. Two large buttresses on front wall. 2-storeyed gabled porch
has a round-headed doorway with moulded arch, projecting keystone and imposts.
Inner doorway also round-headed. Part-glazed panelled door. Above doorway, a
2-light stone mullioned window with hoodmould, and above this a circular stone
panel with ornamental border. Right of porch, ground floor and attic each have
2 casements with glazing bars, that on ground floor with hoodmould. Left of porch,
an inserted ledged door and two 3-light stone mullioned windows with hoodmoulds and
lead lights. Attic has 2 hipped dormers with similar windows. At rear a single-
storey gabled extension in notching construction and a C19 lean-to under catslide
roof. Internally the hall has a large open fireplace with timber lintol. Stone
spiral stair at rear. Some exposed chamfered ceiling beams. Attached outbuilding
at rear part C13, has rubble stone walls and stone slate roof. Single storey.
In south wall, a double lancet window with hoodmoulds and lead lights. Buttress
right of this, and a C20 glazed door. In west (end) wall, 2 tiers of bee boles.
This building under repair at time of survey (1985). Rubble stone boundary wall
to front garden, with flat coping. Simple iron gates with shaped finials to up-
rights. (RCHM, Monument 126. Dorset. Vol. II). M. E. Wood. "Thirteenth Century
Domestic Architecture p. 18).

Listing NGR: SY9637079957

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Source: English Heritage

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