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Latitude: 50.9776 / 50°58'39"N
Longitude: -2.5329 / 2°31'58"W
OS Eastings: 362686
OS Northings: 119938
OS Grid: ST626199
Mapcode National: GBR MT.LN40
Mapcode Global: FRA 56LJ.F2M
Entry Name: Higher Orchard
Listing Date: 2 June 1986
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1119337
English Heritage Legacy ID: 105675
Location: Sandford Orcas, West Dorset, Dorset, DT9
District: West Dorset
Civil Parish: Sandford Orcas
Traditional County: Somerset
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Dorset
Church of England Parish: Sandford Orcas St Nicholas
Church of England Diocese: Salisbury
ST 61 NW HIGHER SANDFORD
5/134 Higher Orchard
Former farmhouse, now private house. C17, with C20 alterations and
extensions. Rubble-stone walls. Thatch roof with stone gable-coping
at left hand end. Stone stacks at gable-ends. 1½ storeys. 4 windows,
3-light wood-framed iron casements with rectangular leaded lights.
Wood lintels over, C19. Door, left of centre, panelled and glazed in
the top half. North elevation, has a former dairy wing at rear, raised
one storey in C20. Thatch roof. Porch, left of centre, C20 rubble-stone
and gabled. Door-jambs in C17 style with depressed-arch head, C20.
Plank-and-muntin door. Interior: open fireplaces in both end rooms.
West room fireplace has a recess in the back wall and in the side wall.
Cupboard with ribbed panel door and side-panels, all pierced, and with
incised geometric ornament. HL hinges. C17. (RCHM, Dorset I, p 198(4)).
Listing NGR: ST6268619938
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