Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II*

List Entry Number: 1118792

Date first listed: 07-Aug-1952



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County: Dorset

District: West Dorset (District Authority)

Parish: Askerswell

National Grid Reference: SY 53580 93749


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3/16 South Eggardon 7-8-52 Farmhouse

- II*

Detached Farmhouse. C16, or earlier, core, with early C17 north east range (services and Dairy House). C17 south east range and c.C19 extension to original house at north end. Coursed, dressed stone walls. Slate roofs with stone gable-copings and moulded kneelers. C20 brick stacks at left hand gable, left of centre (ridge), right hand gable. 2 storeys. 4 windows, and one window for dairy extension at left hand. 4-light stone-mullion windows (ovolo-moulds) to ground floor. 3-light windows of same design above, C20 metal casements with lead lights. Continuous string over the ground floor windows, not returned. Cl7 stone porch, just left of centre, gabled to front and with a slate roof. Door in right hand side, with ovolo-moulded arrises and a square head. Raised label over large lintel block. C2O door with 9 recess panels. Porch has 3- and 2- light mullions, both with labels. Left hand Dairy end: lower, with a hipped slate roof. Right hand gable-end has a projecting stack with 2 set-offs on the east side. Small single-light window at first floor level. North-east range, at right angles: rubble-stone base with chalk block above, stone quoins. Slate roof with stone gable-copings. 2 brick stacks, one at centre ridge, other at end gable (c.C18). 2 storeys. 4 windows, much renewed fenestration, 2-light wooden casements with glazing-bars. Plank door on north wall at centre, c.Cl9, South-east range, shorter, c.C17, same materials and copings. Two C2O brick stacks, on ridge and at end gable. 2 storeys. 2 windows, 3-light stone mullion windows (ovolo), each with separate labels. C20 door, with 6 panels, at west end of range (south side), at junction with the early core. Interior: north to south, former lower end room, cross-passage on porch axis, Hall, Parlour. Hall: large open fireplace with moulded stone jambs and square head (backs on to cross-passage). Compartmented ceiling with unusual ceiling-beam mouldings, Cl6. Parlour: similar open fireplace on to gable embrasure, compartmented ceiling-beams, C16 of simpler profile. Plank-and-muntins screen of c.C16 date, with a reset wooden depressed-arch doorhead. Fine C.Cl7 door, of 2 recess panels with moulded surrounds, from Hall into cross-passage. Latch. Remains of compartmented ceiling-beams upstairs. North east range: Bakehouse and service extension of C17, possibly Dairy-House at far end. Large open fireplace survives to first rear room. Rear passage joining two back ranges, 1937. RCHM Dorset I, p 13(11).

Listing NGR: SY5358093749


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Legacy System number: 105036

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Books and journals
Inventory of Dorset, (1952), 13

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