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Latitude: 50.851 / 50°51'3"N
Longitude: -2.0452 / 2°2'42"W
OS Eastings: 396913
OS Northings: 105717
OS Grid: ST969057
Mapcode National: GBR 30Y.KQY
Mapcode Global: FRA 66LV.K15
Entry Name: Hemsworth House
Listing Date: 4 November 1986
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1154963
English Heritage Legacy ID: 107567
Location: Witchampton, East Dorset, Dorset, BH21
District: East Dorset
Civil Parish: Witchampton
Traditional County: Dorset
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Dorset
Church of England Parish: Witchampton, Stanbridge and Long Crichel with More Crichel
Church of England Diocese: Salisbury
ST 90 SE
4/108 Hemsworth House
Farmhouse. Original range C16 (RCHM), enlarged to south west in early C19;
front wall of original range altered in late C19. Original range has walls of
flint and brick, the front wall now roughcast, with smooth plaster window
surrounds. Slate roof, hipped at right end, brick stack at left end. Later
range on left has plastered walls, slate roof with overhanging verge and
bargeboard, brick stack at left end with oversailing cap and recessed arched
panels. L-shaped plan, with original range extending to rear at right end. 2
storeys. On main front, original range has C19 semi-octagonal glazed porch,
with part glazed door. Ground floor has 2 sashes with glazing bars. First
floor has 3 casements with centre horizontal bar. Early C19 range at left
end, has 2 sashes with glazing bars on each floor. At rear of rear wing of
original range an added C19 cottage, - this not of special interest.
Internally, some deep chamfered ceiling beams, raised panel doors, and C18
fireplaces. (R.C.H.M. Monument 18. Dorset Vol V).
Listing NGR: ST9691305717
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