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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: 1118979



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

County: Dorset

District: West Dorset

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Bettiscombe

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 04-Dec-1951

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 104570

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SY 39 NE BETTISCOMBE 5/13 Water House Farmhouse 4.12.51 II Farmhouse. C16 and later. Rubble and freestone walls with stone quoins. Thatch roof, hipped at right-hand end. Three C20 brick stacks, at left- hand gable; left of front door alignment; and towards right hand end. Two storeys, c.6 window range, at left hand two stone mullion windows of four lights with ovolo-moulds, with label over ground floor window. Remainder, wooden casements with leaded lights, wooden cills and lintels. Front door, left of centre, C20, with window in top half. Door at right hand, into former cheese-room, plank with strap-hinges. Interior: Deep- chamfered ceiling-beams with filleted stops. Muntins with jowelled heads, being visible remains of a plank-and-muntin partition. Large open fireplace in former hall. Door-case dog-leg stair at right hand side of fireplace. Source: R.C.H.M. Dorset I, p. 29(4).

Listing NGR: SY3946599851

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Inventory of Dorset, (1974), 29

National Grid Reference: SY 39465 99851


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