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Corton Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Portesham, Dorset

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.6678 / 50°40'4"N

Longitude: -2.5161 / 2°30'58"W

OS Eastings: 363620

OS Northings: 85474

OS Grid: SY636854

Mapcode National: GBR PW.JQJP

Mapcode Global: FRA 57M9.MLM

Entry Name: Corton Farmhouse

Listing Date: 26 January 1956

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1304777

English Heritage Legacy ID: 105294

Location: Portesham, West Dorset, Dorset, DT3

County: Dorset

District: West Dorset

Civil Parish: Portesham

Traditional County: Dorset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Dorset

Church of England Parish: Portesham St Peter

Church of England Diocese: Salisbury

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Listing Text

SY 68 NW PORTESHAM CORTON

4/173 Corton Farmhouse
26.1.56
GV II

Detached Farmhouse, former manor farm. C16 features with extensive C17 additions
and C20 alterations. Dressed stone walls. Slate and stone slate roofs with stone
gable-copings and scroll kneelers. C17 stone stack rebuilt at north gable end, C20
stack at north rear wing gable-end. Original range, running north and south with
later C17 additions to the east, at north and south ends. Space between rear ranges
subsequently filled in. 2 storeys with attics. 3 windows to the west elevation,
2 at south end are 3-light stone mullions with round heads, moulded jambs and
framing C16. 5-light stone mullion to first floor, C16. Northern end of same
elevation has 4-light (ground) and 3-light stone mullions, with straight-chamfered
jambs. Ground floor window with a label. Front door, on north wall, rear wing,
2-leaf, C20 with multi-glass panels. C20 porch with sleeper stone walls and glazed
panel sides, pitched slate roof over. North wing has one set of 3-light stone
mullions, straight-chamfered, C17, on north side, and on south side, Wooden
casements. South wing has 2-light mullions in gable end wall. South wall of house
rebuilt C20, after south range removed in 1963. Interior: very largely modernised,
fireplace lintel dated 1684 is a re-used doorhead from derelict Corton cottages.
(RCHM Dorset II, p.244 (9)).


Listing NGR: SY6362085474

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