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List Entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.


List entry Number: 1110449



The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County: Dorset

District: North Dorset

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Okeford Fitzpaine

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 24-Jan-1974

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 102629

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OKEFORD FITZPAINE FIDDLEFORD ST 81 SW 6/129 Old Farmhouse 24.1.74 (or Dominey's Farmhouse) - II House, C16 or earlier, alterations and additions. Cl6, Cl7, Cl8/Cl9. Timber framed, facade of squared, coursed rubble. Thatched, hipped and half-hipped roof with approximately central brick stack running parallel to ridge. T-plan with Cl7 rear wing and south Cl8 extension. 2 storeys, irregular fenestration. 3-light wooden casements with no glazing bars. To the right is a rectangular bay window with casements having no glazing bars. The south extension has a 2-light casement with no glazing bars below and a 3-light chamfered, timber-mullioned window above. The house is of jointed cruck construction and one such truss is exposed in the north wall. Internal features (RCHM): fireplaces with moulded bressummers and jambs, chamfered and moulded ceiling beams, a ceiling of chamfered intersecting beams, plank and muntin partition, Cl7 balustrade, fragments of moulded plasterwork. Probably originated as an open hall house with north end services and a third south room. Later the end room were ceiled leaving the hall open. Circa 1600 the slurs was inserted, the hall ceiled and various inprovements made. "RCHM, Dorset, vol III", pp 205-206, no 33. Manuscript notes by R Machin, University of Bristol.

Listing NGR: ST8050913110

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Inventory of Dorset, (1970), 205-206

National Grid Reference: ST 80509 13110


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