Manor Farmhouse With Attached Barn At Rear

6 Sep 1999
Manor Farmhouse With Attached Barn At Rear, Chedington, West Dorset, Dorset, DT8 3HY
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This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.

CHEDINGTON CHEDINGTON VILLAGE ST 40 NE 12.6.53 2/180 Manor Farmhouse with attached barn at rear GV II*

Farmhouse. Dated: Thomas Warren 1634, but with C16 core. Dressed stone walls, with 2 sleeper buttresses. Plain tile roof, with stone gable-copings.

Tile cresting. 3 stone stacks, a left hand gable, backing on to cross- passage, at right hand gable, C17. Plan: Main C16 range, remodelled in C17, with C17 extensions at rear for room, stairwell, and also service-range extended back to abut later barn. 2 storeys. 3-4 windows. 3-, 4- and 5-light stone mullions (ovolos) with separate labels to ground floor. No labels above. Iron casements with leaded lights. Front door, left of centre, into cross-passage. Tudor-arch entrance and moulded jambs. Stone- porch with a pitched stone slate roof, stone gable-coping and ball-finial.

Ogee kneelers. Tudor-arch porch entrance, with moulded jambs. Label over with square stops. Recessed stone tablet, with egg-and-dart surround, and the above inscription. Front door, wood, panelled, cCl9. South wall of porch has a doorway with depressed-arch head. Interior: Moulded ceiling- beams cC16 in right hand end. Remains of C16 plank-and-muntin screen with straight chamfers and tongued stops. Two open fireplaces, one against the cross-passage, one in right hand room. Original kitchen, left hand end, has straight-chamfered ceiling-beams in 6 compartments.

Attached Barn at rear, cC18. Rubble walls. Slate roof with stone gable- copings. Barn door with stone jambs and segmental brick heads.

Source: R.C.H.M. Dorset I, p89(2).

Listing NGR: ST4893605596


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

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Photographer: Venton-Prentice, Ken

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