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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: 1110453



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

County: Dorset

District: North Dorset

District Type: District Authority

Parish: East Orchard

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 14-Jun-1984

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 102637

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This list entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 15/06/2015

ST 81 NW 5/5

EAST ORCHARD Droves Lane Steps House

(Formerly listed as Whitegate Farmhouse, EAST ORCHARD)

II Farmhouse, c1700 with later C18 rear wing. Squared rubble walls, rear wing in brick. Steep hipped, thatched roof with brick stacks rising from behind ridge. Symmetrical, 2 storeys and attics, 3 window range. 2-light casements with glazing bars. C20 glazed double doors.

RCHM, Dorset, vol IV, p15, no 6.

Listing NGR: ST8363816593

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Inventory of Dorset, (1972), 15

National Grid Reference: ST8363816593


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