Hill Farmhouse

6 Sep 1999
Hill Farmhouse, South Perrott, West Dorset, Dorset, DT8 3HU
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This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.

SOUTH PERROTT SOUTH PERROTT VILLAGE ST 4706 12.6.53 2/261 Hill Farmhouse GV II

Farmhouse. Dated on West gable wall CWM 1730. Lias stone walls. Thatch roof with stone gable-copings. Brick stacks at left and right hand gables.

2 storeys, 4 windows, ground floor has 3 3-light stone mullions (ovolos) with returned labels over. Upper floor has 2 and 3-light wooden casements with wooden cills. West gable wall has 2 C18 single-light windows with a continuous moulded label over. Front door with c C16 stone jambs, reset. 2-centred arch with foliage spandrels, all under a square head. Plank door, framed and studded. Strap-hinges. Porch has ashlar stone walls with straight- chamfered jambs. Pentice tile roof. Rear wing, C18, rubble-stone wall.

2 stone gable-copings stand up above line of pentice roof. 2 storeys, for the whole length of house. Interior: right room, stone-jambed fireplace, with a wooden lintel, slightly-chamfered, brick back wall and hearth. Bread oven intact. Left room, fireplace of stone with a bolection moulding.

Curved stone jambs, with half-moulded edge.

Source: RCHM Dorset I, p178(18).

Listing NGR: ST4709506786


This is part of the Series: IOE01/2098 IOE Records taken by Ken Venton Prentice; within the Collection: IOE01 Images Of England


© Mr Ken Venton-Prentice. Source: Historic England Archive

This photograph was taken for the Images of England project

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Photographer: Venton-Prentice, Ken

Rights Holder: Venton-Prentice, Ken


Lias, Rubble, Stone, Thatch, Stuart Farmhouse, Georgian Domestic, Agricultural Dwelling, Dwelling, House, Agriculture And Subsistence, Farm Building, Agricultural Building