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Damers Farm House

A Grade II Listed Building in Chaldon Herring, Dorset

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.65 / 50°39'0"N

Longitude: -2.2965 / 2°17'47"W

OS Eastings: 379132

OS Northings: 83411

OS Grid: SY791834

Mapcode National: GBR 10H.27H

Mapcode Global: FRA 672C.347

Entry Name: Damers Farm House

Listing Date: 20 November 1959

Last Amended: 2 October 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1120527

English Heritage Legacy ID: 108546

Location: Chaldon Herring, Purbeck, Dorset, DT2

County: Dorset

District: Purbeck

Civil Parish: Chaldon Herring

Traditional County: Dorset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Dorset

Church of England Parish: The Lulworths, Winfrith Newburgh and Chaldon

Church of England Diocese: Salisbury

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Listing Text


SY 7883, SY 7983
13/88 CHALDON HERRING EAST CHALDON
20.11.59
Damers Farm House.
(Formerly listed as
"Damers Farm and
attached barn on
north side of village
green")

II

Farmhouse. Late C16-early C17. Originated as a long-house with upper-end stack.
Byre rebuilt late C17-C18 - this recently demolished and replaced by new extension
to house.
Outbuilding at east end recently incorporated in the house. Walls of brick and
stone, front wall buttressed. Thatched roof, brick stacks. One storey and attic.
later single-storey lean-to at rear, of brick with slate roof.
Entrance door in brick porch with thatched roof. Ground floor (excluding byre under
reconstruction) has three casement windows with glazing bars. Attic has four
half-dormers with similar casements. Internally, main ground floor room has large
stone fireplace at east end with oak lintel, and bread oven. Chamfered ceiling
beam. Remains of late C17-C18 plank and muntin partition between this room and the
smaller west room. Later stack in this room adjoining byre. Roof has remains of
two jointed-cruck trusses with signs of blackening - indicating possible original
open hall.
RCHM Monument 4.


Listing NGR: SY7913283411

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