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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: 1110459



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

County: Dorset

District: North Dorset

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Fifehead Magdalen

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 04-Oct-1960

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 102645

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2/14 Lower Farmhouse 4.10.60 (Factory Farm)

- II

Farmhouse/industrial building. Early Cl9. Ashlar and rubble walls, hipped slate roof with rendered end stacks. South-east wing has swept-up parapet masking roof. 3 storeys, 4 window range. Sashes with glazing bars, some blocked. Dentilled brick eaves course. Plat band between ground and first floor. Rusticated quoins. The site was used by the woollen industry in the C18, the works being founded by a Frenchman named A'court. Later a stocking factory run by Messrs Stanford and Dowding was set up. RCHM, Dorset, vol IV, p 21, no 11.

Listing NGR: ST7657520420

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Inventory of Dorset, (1972), 21

National Grid Reference: ST 76575 20420


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