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Dunn's Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Holnest, Dorset

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Latitude: 50.8857 / 50°53'8"N

Longitude: -2.4896 / 2°29'22"W

OS Eastings: 365658

OS Northings: 109690

OS Grid: ST656096

Mapcode National: GBR MW.SF2X

Mapcode Global: FRA 56NR.RWY

Entry Name: Dunn's Farmhouse

Listing Date: 11 July 1951

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1118838

English Heritage Legacy ID: 104836

Location: Holnest, West Dorset, Dorset, DT9

County: Dorset

District: West Dorset

Civil Parish: Holnest

Traditional County: Dorset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Dorset

Church of England Parish: Holnest Church of the Assumption

Church of England Diocese: Salisbury

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Listing Text


5/113 11-7-51 Dunn's Farmhouse


Farmhouse, C17 or earlier, left part of coursed rubble, right part of
brick. Stone slated roof. Gabled wing left, half-hipped right.
T-plan. One and a half storeys, main block 4 window range. Stone
mullioned windows with ashlar dressings, those to the ground floor
of 3-lights. The upper floor has similar 2-light windows. Ground
floor windows have returned labels. The projecting left wing has a
canted stone mullioned bay with a stone slate roof. Door in intersection
of 2 ranges appears to be C20 and is glazed. Stacks possibly of
terracotta centrally between the 2 dormers. Brick stack to left gable.
Gable above bay bears panel with inscription 'W G 1610'. Interior
said to contain chamfered ceiling beams and oak panelling.
RCHM, Dorset, Vol I, p125, no 2.

Listing NGR: ST6565809690

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