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Lower Farmhouse (Factory Farm)

A Grade II Listed Building in Fifehead Magdalen, Dorset

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.9827 / 50°58'57"N

Longitude: -2.3351 / 2°20'6"W

OS Eastings: 376575

OS Northings: 120420

OS Grid: ST765204

Mapcode National: GBR 0WC.BFV

Mapcode Global: FRA 660J.03N

Entry Name: Lower Farmhouse (Factory Farm)

Listing Date: 4 October 1960

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1110459

English Heritage Legacy ID: 102645

Location: Fifehead Magdalen, North Dorset, Dorset, SP8

County: Dorset

District: North Dorset

Civil Parish: Fifehead Magdalen

Traditional County: Dorset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Dorset

Church of England Parish: Fifehead Magdalen St Mary Magdalene

Church of England Diocese: Salisbury

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Listing Text

ST 72 SE FIFEHEAD MAGDALEN

2/14 Lower Farmhouse
4.10.60 (Factory Farm)

- II

Farmhouse/industrial building. Early Cl9. Ashlar and rubble walls,
hipped slate roof with rendered end stacks. South-east wing has
swept-up parapet masking roof. 3 storeys, 4 window range. Sashes
with glazing bars, some blocked. Dentilled brick eaves course.
Plat band between ground and first floor. Rusticated quoins. The
site was used by the woollen industry in the C18, the works being
founded by a Frenchman named A'court. Later a stocking factory run
by Messrs Stanford and Dowding was set up.
RCHM, Dorset, vol IV, p 21, no 11.


Listing NGR: ST7657520420

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