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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: 1119139



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

County: Dorset

District: West Dorset

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Longburton

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 08-Oct-1986

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 106113

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10/95 Spring House


Former Open-Hall house, subsequently ceiled, and greatly extended by wing to north. C15, ceiled in late C16. Extended with a north wing at right-angles in C20. Rubble-stone walls. Thatch roof with gable ends and stone gable- copings. Stone stack with cornice at left hand gable, at ridge right of centre, and at right hand gable. 1½ storeys. 3 windows, 3-light wood casements with a horizontal glazing-bar, renewed C20. Two large 3-light eyebrow dormers, C20. Front door, left of centre, plank and muntin with wood lintel over, C20. Interior: 3-unit plan, lower end (former byre), cross-passage, hall, inner room. Open fireplace inserted in left hand end, c.C16. Open fireplace backing on to cross-passage, inserted C16. 3 jointed-cruck trusses with cruck-post surviving in lower end room. 3 sets of through-purlins with wind-bracing surviving in the lower two tiers. Plank-and-muntin partition on west-side of cross-passage. Mid-chamfered ceiling-beams in ground floor rooms. North range, C20. Rendered walls. Clay-tile roof with gable-end. 2 brick stacks on ridge. 2-light wood casements with glazing-bars. C20 door. (RCHM. Dorset I, p.62(5). Survey and notes in Dorset County Council, Planning Department.)

Listing NGR: ST6475412985

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Inventory of Dorset, (1952), 62(5)

National Grid Reference: ST 64754 12985


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