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Latitude: 50.6418 / 50°38'30"N
Longitude: -2.0331 / 2°1'59"W
OS Eastings: 397756
OS Northings: 82459
OS Grid: SY977824
Mapcode National: GBR 33H.NSN
Mapcode Global: FRA 67MC.XCS
Entry Name: Brenscombe Farm House brinscombe Farm House
Listing Date: 20 November 1959
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1121005
English Heritage Legacy ID: 109287
Location: Corfe Castle, Purbeck, Dorset, BH20
Civil Parish: Corfe Castle
Traditional County: Dorset
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Dorset
Church of England Parish: Corfe Castle St Edward the Martyr
Church of England Diocese: Salisbury
CORFE CASTLE STUDLAND ROAD
ST 98 SE
3/135 Brenscombe (or Brinscombe)
Farmhouse. Probably C15 origin, altered in late C16 - early C17. Rubble stone
walls. Slate roof with deep eaves - possibly covering thatch. Brick end stacks,
and one right of door, with arched recessed panels. 3-room and cross-passage
plan, probably, originally, an open hall type.One storey and attic. Front wall
buttressed. C19 lean-to porch with ledged door, in stone pointed-arched opening;
similar doorway at rear of cross-passage. Ground floor has 3 casements with
horizontal glazing bars. Attic has 3 gabled dormers with casements with glazing
bars. In rear wall a blocked window crosses the present first floor line.
Internally, hall has large open fireplace with stone jambs and cambered timber
lintol. Deep chamfered ceiling beam. Parlour, at right end, has similar fire-
place with adjoining spiral stair. Left of the cross-passage, 2 service rooms.
Heavy roof trusses. (RCHM, Monument 145. Dorset. Vol. II).
Listing NGR: SY9775682459
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