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Northdown Farmhouse and Attached Front Boundary Walls and Outbuilding

A Grade II Listed Building in Preston, Dorset

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.6528 / 50°39'9"N

Longitude: -2.4164 / 2°24'59"W

OS Eastings: 370655

OS Northings: 83759

OS Grid: SY706837

Mapcode National: GBR PZ.GMJN

Mapcode Global: FRA 57TB.Y4V

Entry Name: Northdown Farmhouse and Attached Front Boundary Walls and Outbuilding

Listing Date: 14 June 1974

Last Amended: 22 December 1997

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1148078

English Heritage Legacy ID: 467977

Location: Weymouth and Portland, Dorset, DT3

County: Dorset

District: Weymouth and Portland

Town: Weymouth and Portland

Electoral Ward/Division: Preston

Built-Up Area: Weymouth

Traditional County: Dorset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Dorset

Church of England Parish: Preston with Sutton Poyntz St Andrew

Church of England Diocese: Salisbury

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Listing Text


WEYMOUTH

SY7083 SUTTON ROAD, Sutton Poyntz
873-1/9/524 (East side)
14/06/74 No.106
Northdown Farmhouse and attached
front boundary walls and outbuilding
(Formerly Listed as:
SUTTON ROAD, Sutton Poyntz
No.106
Northdown Farmhouse)

GV II

Farmhouse with attached outbuilding. Early C19, the
outbuilding possibly earlier. Coursed and squared stone,
rubble returns, some rendering, slate roof.
PLAN: a long single-depth range to the street, with small
extension, centre back, under swept-down roof, and later
parallel range to the left. At the left end is a long,
broad-span attached outbuilding, slightly set forward from the
main frontage.
EXTERIOR: 2 storeys, 1+3 windows, all replacement sashes with
internal 'bars' to double glazing, under wide splayed flush
stone lintels. In bay 3 is an arched opening with a 6-panel
door to radial fanlight. Raised coped gables, each with a
stack, and a further ridge stack towards the left. The right
gable is plain, and the back has various sashes.
INTERIOR not inspected.
SUBSIDIARY FEATURES: outbuilding, possibly of earlier date
than the farmhouse, has good squared rubble to the street
front, and an asbestos-cement slate roof, half-hipped at the
outer end. A central wide opening with plank doors has brick
dressings and segmental head, with 3 small lights to the
right, and a plank door to timber lintel in a section slightly
set back at the junction with the farmhouse. The outer gable
has a 2-light small-pane casement, and a large sliding door.
The spacing of windows and stacks suggests that this may have
started as a 3-bay house, with a detached outbuilding, an
additional bay having then been inserted.
The loss of glazing-bar sashes has reduced the visual quality
of the building, but it remains significant, together with its
great barn and stable block (qv). At each end of the house
front a short length of stone wall rakes down to a square
rendered pier, with a low plinth wall, formerly railed, and
opening opposite the door.


Listing NGR: SY7065583759

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