Lower Dairy House

19 Mar 2003
Lower Dairy House, Toller Fratrum, West Dorset, Dorset, DT2 0EL
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This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.

TOLLER FRATRUM SY 59 NE - 2/128 Lower Dairy House


Dairy House. C16 core, with early C17 ceiling, and later refenestration and repairs. Rubble-stone and chalk-block walls, with some C20 brick filling to front wall. Slate roof, above original pitch, with gable ends. Brick stack at right hand gable. 1-2 storeys. 3 windows, mixture of 2- and 3-light wooden casements with glazing-bars, centre upper with rectangular leaded lights. Front door at centre, plank with 8 glazed lights in upper half, C20.

Interior: Roof has 4 jointed-cruck trusses intact, never gable-trusses, with through-purlins. Ground floor has heavy-chamfered ceiling-beams with stepped stops. Large C17 open fireplace with brick jambs, heavy-chamfered bressumer and broad-oven in left jamb. Flagstone flooring. Chalk-block walls, internally.

Listing NGR: SY5795997491


This is part of the Series: IOE01/0137 IOE Records taken by Derek Beauchamp; within the Collection: IOE01 Images Of England


© Mr Derek Beauchamp. Source: Historic England Archive

This photograph was taken for the Images of England project

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Photographer: Beauchamp, Derek

Rights Holder: Beauchamp, Derek


Brick, Chalk, Rubble, Slate, Stone, Timber, Medieval Timber Framed Building, Tudor Monument (By Form), Elizabethan Dairy, Agriculture And Subsistence, Food And Drink Processing Site, Agricultural Building