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Withyhook Farm House

A Grade II Listed Building in Leigh, Dorset

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.8576 / 50°51'27"N

Longitude: -2.5563 / 2°33'22"W

OS Eastings: 360940

OS Northings: 106602

OS Grid: ST609066

Mapcode National: GBR MS.V85Z

Mapcode Global: FRA 56JT.XLN

Entry Name: Withyhook Farm House

Listing Date: 11 July 1959

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1304196

English Heritage Legacy ID: 106047

Location: Leigh, West Dorset, Dorset, DT2

County: Dorset

District: West Dorset

Civil Parish: Leigh

Traditional County: Dorset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Dorset

Church of England Parish: Leigh St Andrew

Church of England Diocese: Salisbury

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Listing Text

LEIGH
ST 60 NW -

5/29 Withyhook
11-7-51 Farm House

II

Detached house, incorporating former watermill at right end. Mid - C16,
altered in C17 and C18. Rubble stone walls. Slate roof, one brick stack at
left end and one right of centre - at end of original house section.
2 storeys. C20 stone porch with lean-to slate roof and C20 ledged door.
Right of this 2 other door openings, one at right end of original house,
with old ledged door and frame - C17, one into former mill, with C20 part-
glazed door - original opening. Also on ground floor, one 4-light timber
window with ovolo-moulded mullions and one casement with horizontal glazing
bars. Some stone-mullioned windows in rear wing. Internally, left ground
floor room has stone fireplace with 4-centred arch. Some chamfered ceiling
beams. Right ground floor room of original house has large open fireplace
with cambered timber lintel and timber jambs. Newel stair adjoins this.
Some chamfered ceiling beams. No mill machinery survives. At right end, a
single-storey extension, of stone with slate roof, now used as garage. (RCHM
Monument 17. (Dorset, Vol.I). R Machin. "The Houses of Yetminster."
University of Bristol. 1978.)


Listing NGR: ST6094006602

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