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Bussey Stool Lodge

A Grade II Listed Building in Farnham, Dorset

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.946 / 50°56'45"N

Longitude: -2.0986 / 2°5'55"W

OS Eastings: 393167

OS Northings: 116294

OS Grid: ST931162

Mapcode National: GBR 2ZQ.Q6R

Mapcode Global: FRA 66HL.VLZ

Entry Name: Bussey Stool Lodge

Listing Date: 14 July 1955

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1172424

English Heritage Legacy ID: 103645

Location: Farnham, North Dorset, Dorset, SP5

County: Dorset

District: North Dorset

Civil Parish: Farnham

Traditional County: Dorset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Wiltshire

Church of England Parish: Farnham St Laurence

Church of England Diocese: Salisbury

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Listing Text

FARNHAM
ST 91 NW FARNHAM TOLLARD GREEN

1/17 Bussey Stool Lodge
14.7.55
- II

Hunting Lodge, now private house, late C17 or early C18 with later C18 extensions
left and right and further C19 and C20 alterations. Flemish bond brickwork with
unusually large bricks. Right hand bay in English bond. Vertical band of
headers below right stack. Hipped, tiled roof with brick stacks a little way
along the ridge at each end. Single storey with attics, 5 window range.
Hipped dormers. Ground floor openings under segmental brick heads. 2 and 3
light C20 casements with horizontal glazing bars. Glazed doors second and
fourth bays from right.

Internally the building has some shallow chamfered ceiling beams and a deeply
chamfered ceiling beam with cyma stops. The latter has wrought-iron hooks,
possibly for hanging venison. There is an open fireplace with chamfered
bressummer. The building is of historic interest in that it was a hunting
lodge occupied by a game warden of Cranborne Chase. (RCHM, Dorset, vol.IV,
p.18, no.3.)


Listing NGR: ST9316716294

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