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Childhay Manor Farmhouse

A Grade II* Listed Building in Broadwindsor, Dorset

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Latitude: 50.8326 / 50°49'57"N

Longitude: -2.8398 / 2°50'23"W

OS Eastings: 340955

OS Northings: 104011

OS Grid: ST409040

Mapcode National: GBR MD.WVRQ

Mapcode Global: FRA 46YW.TQ9

Entry Name: Childhay Manor Farmhouse

Listing Date: 4 December 1951

Last Amended: 31 July 1984

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1291153

English Heritage Legacy ID: 105016

Location: Broadwindsor, West Dorset, Dorset, DT8

County: Dorset

District: West Dorset

Civil Parish: Broadwindsor

Traditional County: Dorset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Dorset

Church of England Parish: Broadwindsor with Burstock St John the Baptist

Church of England Diocese: Salisbury

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Listing Text

4/24 Childhay Manor
(formerly listed as
GV Childhay Farmhouse)


Farmhouse, former Manor House. Late C15 core, with C17 and C19
rebuilding and extensions. Kitchen: cross-wing, cross-passage, hall
rebuilt and room beyond rebuilt. South east elevation: ashlar stone
walls with plinth and base mouldings of C15. Plain tile roof, C19,
with a stone gable-coping at left hand. 5 C19 brick stacks, at left
hand gable, hall-block centre, ridge behind porch, right hand gable,
and rear gable. 2 storeys, c.5 windows. Hall: 3- and 4-light stone
mullions (cavetto) with 4-centred heads, no labels. Wood and iron-
framed casements. c.C17. Projecting 2 storey porch, C15 with
embattled parapet and carved gargoyles. Wave-moulded outer jambs with
Tudor-arch head. Quatrefoil spandrels with foliated centres. Upper
storey has 2 C16 windows with labels. Inner doorway has stone jambs
with bracket-moulding. Plank and batten door. Right hand gabled bay
has 2 2-light stone mullions to ground floor, and a transomed 4-light
mullion over, C19. Rear of main block has late C18 brickwork, in
unclassified bond (3 stretchers, 1 header, staggered). Rear stone
porch, C19, 2 storeys with pointed-arch head. Rear stone outshut at
west end with a pentice roof. Interior: kitchen, ceiling in 6 main
compartments, big straight chamfers, quirked. Stone fireplace with
Tudor-arch head and recess spandrels. Later blocking. Dado has
continuous C17 panelling, square panels with moulded muntins, and rail
with incised sunk circle pattern, round whole room. Doorway to kitchen
with moulded stone jambs and Tudor-arch head. Pegged wooden door-frame
and 4-plank door. Flagstone floors. Hall, west of cross-passage,
rebuilt in C19 into smaller rooms, rebuilt open fireplace. Stone
fireplace in room over kitchen, moulded jambs and a square head;
Source: R.C.H.M. Dorset I, p 53(4).

Listing NGR: ST4095504011

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