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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: 1119110



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

County: Dorset

District: West Dorset

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Dewlish

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 26-Jan-1956

Date of most recent amendment: 10-Mar-1987

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 106251

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5/63 Higher Farm House or Old Parsonage 26.1.56 Farm House (formerly listed as Parsonage Farm House)


Detached farmhouse. Late C17. Brick walls in English bond with two stretcher courses to one of headers, but Flemish bond occurs at the south east corner. West and north walls are of banded brick and flint up to the first floor. Where walls are of brick they have plinths below, plat bands at first floor level and coved plaster cornices at the eaves. Clay tile roofs with stone slates in lower courses and are hipped at every corner except at the west end of the south range; this is gabled and crowned by a large brick stack. Half H plan. South elevation: 2 storeys and attics. 5 windows: ground floor left 3-light C20 casement, 3-light C20 casement with lead-lights, porch, 3-light wood casement with lead lights, segmental arch over. First floor: 3-light C20 casement with lead lights, blocking, sash window with wood lintel over, shallow round headed recess occurs in the east part of the south front. It is outlined in stretcher bricks and embellished with brick imposts and brick keystone. Within the recess the wall is rendered. 3-light casement with lintel over. Two gabled C20 dormers in the roof space. Gabled brick porch with elliptical archway and clay tile roof. 6 fielded panel door inside. Internally, no notable features are visible. (RCHM Dorset III, p 86(4))

Listing NGR: SY7773498388

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Inventory of Dorset, (1970), 86

National Grid Reference: SY 77734 98388


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