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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: 1118606



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

County: Dorset

District: North Dorset

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Hilton

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 16-Feb-1972

Date of most recent amendment: 10-Oct-1985

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 103443

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2/31 Moonfleet (formerly listed as "Lower Farm 16-2-72 House")


Detached house. Formerly a farmhouse with attached cottage and barn. C16 origin; house remodelled in C17, cottage and barn added in C18 - all considerably restored c1980. Rubble stone and flint walls, with some brick repairs; incorporating fragments of re-used dressed medieval stone - possibly from Milton Abbey, and part plastered. Hipped thatched roof. One stone and one brick stack, on ridge. Z-shaped plan. One storey and attic. Original house, the central section, at right angles to road, originally a long-house of open - hall form. This has oak ledged door in moulded stone surround inscribed "R.G.1695". Buttress left of this. Ground floor has 3 casement windows with cast iron glazing and one with timber glazing bars. Attic has four ½-dormers with C20 casements with glazing bars. Front range - parallel to road, consists of the added C18 cottage (now part of house) part rebuilt c1980. Rubble stone walls, part plastered, with brick buttress. C20 door and windows. Lean-to extension at left end. Rear range, the former barn, now partly converted to residential accommodation. In original house, main ground floor room has large open fireplace with stone jambs, timber lintel and bread oven. Ceiling of intersecting moulded ceiling beams - inserted in open hall in C17. Rear room also has large open fireplace with timber lintel and bread oven. RCHM Monument 13. (Dorset. Vol.III).

Listing NGR: ST7667203943

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Inventory of Dorset, (1970)
Inventory of Dorset, (1972)

National Grid Reference: ST 76672 03943


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