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Holway Farmhouse

A Grade II* Listed Building in Cattistock, Dorset

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.8079 / 50°48'28"N

Longitude: -2.5889 / 2°35'19"W

OS Eastings: 358604

OS Northings: 101094

OS Grid: ST586010

Mapcode National: GBR MQ.YKXQ

Mapcode Global: FRA 56GY.WSJ

Entry Name: Holway Farmhouse

Listing Date: 26 January 1956

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1304977

English Heritage Legacy ID: 105354

Location: Cattistock, West Dorset, Dorset, DT2

County: Dorset

District: West Dorset

Civil Parish: Cattistock

Traditional County: Dorset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Dorset

Church of England Parish: Cattistock St Peter and St Paul

Church of England Diocese: Salisbury

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Listing Text

ST 50 SE CATTISTOCK HOLWAY LANE

3/29 Holway Farmhouse
26.1.56
GV II*

Manor Farmhouse. Early C17 L-plan house, extended in later C17
to a rectangular double-depth plan. Coursed rubble-stone plinth,
ashlar Ham stone walls. Hipped slate roofs. Brick stacks, rebuilt,
left and right of centre behind front ridge, and on rear gable.
2 storeys. 4 windows (ground floor), 2 windows to first floor,
all 3-light hollow chamfered stone mullions with integral
chamfered cills, C20 metal casements. Continuous string over
ground floor windows. Ham stone porch at centre, with Roman
clay tile roof and stone gable-coping carried on moulded
kneelers. Doorway has moulded jambs and depressed-arch head,
plank-and-muntin door studded. North elevation has large 2-light
wooden casements. South elevation, rendered has 4-light (ground)
and 3-light stone mullion windows. Over back doorway 2 stone
shields, one with lion rampart, the other with I and a bird.
Interior: central hall passage leading to mainly C17 wooden
staircase, with heavy turned balusters and moulded rail. Fire-
places: stone with moulded jambs and depressed arch head of
stone, in south-east and south-west rooms, ground and first
floors. Upstairs south-west has a plaster overmantel with 2 sea-
monsters to left and right, and central grotesque mask grinning
and with collarette. South-east room, with compartmented ceiling
in C17 plasterwork, vine-scroll ornament to main beams and
ribbed squares and semi-circles in the compartments, with
stalked palmettes.

(RCHM Dorset I, p72(4)).


Listing NGR: ST5860401094

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