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Iles Farm House Including Front Boundary Wall

A Grade II* Listed Building in Leigh (West Dorset), Dorset

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.8756 / 50°52'32"N

Longitude: -2.5394 / 2°32'21"W

OS Eastings: 362146

OS Northings: 108598

OS Grid: ST621085

Mapcode National: GBR MT.T0H2

Mapcode Global: FRA 56KS.JHS

Entry Name: Iles Farm House Including Front Boundary Wall

Listing Date: 8 October 1986

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1119164

English Heritage Legacy ID: 106067

Location: Leigh, West Dorset, Dorset, DT9

County: Dorset

District: West Dorset

Civil Parish: Leigh

Built-Up Area: Leigh (West Dorset)

Traditional County: Dorset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Dorset

Church of England Parish: Leigh St Andrew

Church of England Diocese: Salisbury

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Listing Text

LEIGH
ST 6208 VILLAGE STREET
(North side)

9/49 Iles Farm House,
including front
boundary wall

GV II*

Farmhouse. Late C16-early C17. Coursed rubble stone walls, slate roof with
stone eaves courses and coped gables, brick end stacks. 2 storeys. At right
end, a slightly lower C17 extension. C20 part-glazed door in stone surround,
with hoodmould. Just right of this, a small blocked circular window - former
stair light. Ground floor has two 4-light stone mullioned windows with
hoodmoulds. First floor has 3 similar 3-light windows - all with hollow-
chamfered mullions. Also on first floor, a 2-light ovolo-mullioned window
over doorway. In right-hand extension, a part-glazed C20 door. Ground
floor has one 3-light ovolo-mullioned window. One metal casement on first
floor. Internally, ground floor room in extension has large open fireplace
with timber lintel and one timber jamb. One deep chamfered ceiling beam. In
the original house, right ground floor room has large open fireplace, part
built up, with timber lintel and stone jambs. Moulded ceiling beams - possibly
re-used from former compartmented ceiling. Entrance hall has heavy plank and
muntin partition at rear, with open balustrade in upper part-turned balusters.
Door with cambered head. Plank and muntin partition between hall and left
room. Left room has deep chamfered ceiling beam, and large open fireplace
with moulded timber lintel and stone jambs. Square newels with shaped tops
at head of stair. Plank and muntin partition on first floor. Low front
boundary wall of rubble stone. RCHM Monument 5 (Dorset. Vol. I) (wrongly
described here as "Cross Farm").( R Machin. "The Houses of Yetminst-er".
University of Bristol. 1978.)


Listing NGR: ST6214608598

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