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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
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1304196
English Heritage Legacy ID: 106047
Location: Leigh, West Dorset, Dorset, DT2
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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11-7-51 Farm House
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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