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Higher Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Margaret Marsh, Dorset

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Latitude: 50.9704 / 50°58'13"N

Longitude: -2.2488 / 2°14'55"W

OS Eastings: 382627

OS Northings: 119029

OS Grid: ST826190

Mapcode National: GBR 1Y0.297

Mapcode Global: FRA 665K.3Q3

Entry Name: Higher Farmhouse

Listing Date: 16 August 1960

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1171790

English Heritage Legacy ID: 102705

Location: Margaret Marsh, North Dorset, Dorset, SP7

County: Dorset

District: North Dorset

Civil Parish: Margaret Marsh

Traditional County: Dorset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Dorset

Church of England Parish: East Orchard with Margaret Marsh St Thomas

Church of England Diocese: Salisbury

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Listing Text


5/78 Higher Farmhouse

- II

Farmhouse, C15 with C16 and later alterations and additions. Coursed
rubble walls with thatched gable-ended roof, 2 storeys, approximately
4 window range. Mainly 2-light casements with either full or horizontal
glazing bars. C20 door. Internal features (RCHM): remains of arch-
braced, probably cruck-truss roof with wind braced purlins and smoke
blackening; C16 floor on intersecting, slightly hollow-chamfered beams.
RCHM, Dorset, vol IV, p 46, no 4.

Listing NGR: ST8262719029

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