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Dominey's Farmhouse old Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Okeford Fitzpaine, Dorset

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.9171 / 50°55'1"N

Longitude: -2.2786 / 2°16'43"W

OS Eastings: 380509

OS Northings: 113110

OS Grid: ST805131

Mapcode National: GBR 0X7.DR7

Mapcode Global: FRA 663P.B3D

Entry Name: Dominey's Farmhouse old Farmhouse

Listing Date: 24 January 1974

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1110449

English Heritage Legacy ID: 102629

Location: Okeford Fitzpaine, North Dorset, Dorset, DT10

County: Dorset

District: North Dorset

Civil Parish: Okeford Fitzpaine

Traditional County: Dorset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Dorset

Church of England Parish: Okeford Fitzpaine St Andrew

Church of England Diocese: Salisbury

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Listing Text

OKEFORD FITZPAINE FIDDLEFORD
ST 81 SW
6/129 Old Farmhouse
24.1.74 (or Dominey's Farmhouse)
- II
House, C16 or earlier, alterations and additions. Cl6, Cl7, Cl8/Cl9.
Timber framed, facade of squared, coursed rubble. Thatched, hipped and
half-hipped roof with approximately central brick stack running parallel
to ridge. T-plan with Cl7 rear wing and south Cl8 extension. 2 storeys,
irregular fenestration. 3-light wooden casements with no glazing bars.
To the right is a rectangular bay window with casements having no glazing
bars. The south extension has a 2-light casement with no glazing bars
below and a 3-light chamfered, timber-mullioned window above. The house
is of jointed cruck construction and one such truss is exposed in the north
wall. Internal features (RCHM): fireplaces with moulded bressummers and
jambs, chamfered and moulded ceiling beams, a ceiling of chamfered
intersecting beams, plank and muntin partition, Cl7 balustrade, fragments
of moulded plasterwork. Probably originated as an open hall house with
north end services and a third south room. Later the end room were
ceiled leaving the hall open. Circa 1600 the slurs was inserted, the hall
ceiled and various inprovements made. "RCHM, Dorset, vol III", pp 205-206,
no 33. Manuscript notes by R Machin, University of Bristol.

Listing NGR: ST8050913110

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