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Folly Barn

A Grade II Listed Building in Durweston, Dorset

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Latitude: 50.8737 / 50°52'25"N

Longitude: -2.2259 / 2°13'33"W

OS Eastings: 384203

OS Northings: 108265

OS Grid: ST842082

Mapcode National: GBR 1Z6.230

Mapcode Global: FRA 667S.LMY

Entry Name: Folly Barn

Listing Date: 25 April 1989

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1249941

English Heritage Legacy ID: 103272

Location: Durweston, North Dorset, Dorset, DT11

County: Dorset

District: North Dorset

Civil Parish: Durweston

Traditional County: Dorset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Dorset

Church of England Parish: Durweston and Bryanston St Nicholas

Church of England Diocese: Salisbury

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Listing Text


5/1 Folly barn


Barn and attached open shed. Early C19. Brick and flint banding, plain tile
roofs. Large barn to half hipped ends, deep projecting hipped midstrey on
north side, flush, full-height doors on south side. On north side roof is
swept down over infill to left of midstrey, then returns as multi-bay open
shed on series of heavy square posts to spreader blocks at eaves, which also
has single course of slate, as on far side of main barn. To right of midstrey
a lean-to with corrugated asbestos roofing and brick outer cheek. Gable to
road has central door, and small ventilation slit; outer gable has loading
door at upper level. The main projecting midstrey has wide paired doors, and
is flanked by brick buttresses with two offsets. Interior not inspected.
Formerly part of Portman Estate, now Crown Property.

Listing NGR: ST8420308265

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