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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
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1110459
English Heritage Legacy ID: 102645
Location: Fifehead Magdalen, North Dorset, Dorset, SP8
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
ST 72 SE FIFEHEAD MAGDALEN
2/14 Lower Farmhouse
4.10.60 (Factory Farm)
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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