Higher Farmhouse And Attached Garden Wall

31 Aug 1999
Higher Farmhouse And Attached Garden Wall, Over Compton, West Dorset, Dorset
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This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.

OVER COMPTON ST 5816-5916 OVER COMPTON VILLAGE 14/99 Higher Farmhouse and attached garden wall GV II

Detached farmhouse, C17. Dated on door lintel "Istas Aedes Restituit Refecit J.R.P.G. A.S. MDCCCXCII", (1892) Repairs. Dressed stone walls.

Clay-tile roofs with gable ends and stone gable-copings, moulded kneelers.

Ashlar stone stacks at gable ends. Two storeys and attics. 3 windows, ovolo-moulded stone mullions, with straight dripstones over ground floor, 4 light to ground and 3 light to first floor. Wooden casements with glazing-bars. Front doorway at centre with depressed-arch head. Recess- panel and glazed door, late C19. Pitched stone canopy, carried on moulded stone brackets. Attached front garden wall, dressed stone, with coping- stones, ramped up to the central gateway. (RCHM, Dorset I, p 104(5)).

Listing NGR: ST5882816886


This is part of the Series: IOE01/0882 IOE Records taken by Brian Haigh; within the Collection: IOE01 Images Of England


© Mr Brian Haigh. Source: Historic England Archive

This photograph was taken for the Images of England project

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Photographer: Haigh, Brian

Rights Holder: Haigh, Brian


Clay, Stone, Tile, Tudor Farmhouse, Elizabethan Domestic, Stuart Agricultural Dwelling, Jacobean Dwelling, House, Agriculture And Subsistence, Farm Building, Agricultural Building, Wall, Monument <By Form>, Barrier