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Brenscombe Farm House Brinscombe Farm House, Corfe Castle

Description: Brenscombe Farm House Brinscombe Farm House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 20 November 1959
English Heritage Building ID: 109287

OS Grid Reference: SY9775682459
OS Grid Coordinates: 397756, 82459
Latitude/Longitude: 50.6418, -2.0331

Location: B3351, Corfe Castle, Dorset BH20 5JG

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

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Listing Text

ST 98 SE
3/135 Brenscombe (or Brinscombe)
Farm House
- II
Farmhouse. Probably C15 origin, altered in late C16 - early C17. Rubble stone
walls. Slate roof with deep eaves - possibly covering thatch. Brick end stacks,
and one right of door, with arched recessed panels. 3-room and cross-passage
plan, probably, originally, an open hall type.One storey and attic. Front wall
buttressed. C19 lean-to porch with ledged door, in stone pointed-arched opening;
similar doorway at rear of cross-passage. Ground floor has 3 casements with
horizontal glazing bars. Attic has 3 gabled dormers with casements with glazing
bars. In rear wall a blocked window crosses the present first floor line.
Internally, hall has large open fireplace with stone jambs and cambered timber
lintol. Deep chamfered ceiling beam. Parlour, at right end, has similar fire-
place with adjoining spiral stair. Left of the cross-passage, 2 service rooms.
Heavy roof trusses. (RCHM, Monument 145. Dorset. Vol. II).

Listing NGR: SY9775682459

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Source: English Heritage

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