This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.
SS 54 SE EAST DOWN 2/5 Shortacombe Farmhouse -
Farmhouse, early C19, stucco with leads rolls on hipped slate roof and quoin pilasters with Greek key motif. L-shaped plan with stairwell in angle. 2 storeys, 3 bays. Symmetrical facade. Stucco cornice band and plinth. 2 timber sashes with glazing bars, 8 panes above, 12 panes each side of central projecting pilastered porch with Greek key motif and deep cornice. Partly hidden by gutter. Inner doorcase with Greek key motif and rectangular fanlight with glazing bars and panelled door. 3 stone steps up to threequarter-glazed pair of outer doors. Above are 2 timber sashes with glazing bars, 8 panes per sash, each side of timber sash with glazing bars, 6 panes per sash. Hall has elliptical arch and staircase with wreathed handrail and stick balusters.
Ground floor room to right has elliptical alcoves and egg and dart plaster cornice. Interior joinery intact.
Listing NGR: SS5884241777
© Mr L.E. Abbott. Source: Historic England Archive
This photograph was taken for the Images of England project
People & Organisations
Photographer: Abbott, L.E.
Rights Holder: Abbott, L.E.
Slate, Stucco, Georgian Farmhouse, Victorian Domestic, Agricultural Dwelling, Dwelling, House, Agriculture And Subsistence, Farm Building, Agricultural Building
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