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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: 1119190



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

County: Dorset

District: West Dorset

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Chetnole

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 31-Jul-1961

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 106029

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CHETNOLE ST 6008 DEEP FORD LANE 31-7-61 (North side) 6/11 Ford Mead Cottage


Detached house. Late C15, of open-hall origin, altered in C16 and early C17. Rubble stone walls, thatched roof, one brick stack left of door, one at right end. 2 storeys - (originally one storey and attic). Possibly originally a long house - the byre, at left end, rebuilt as a kitchen. C20 open timber porch with gabled tiled roof. C20 ledged door. Ground floor has left of door, a 3-light stone mullioned window with hoodmould. 2 similar windows right of door. First floor has 3 similar windows, without hoodmoulds - all with inserted timber casements. Front wall rebuilt and raised in C17. Internally, hall has large open fireplace with stone jambs, timber lintel and remains of bread oven. Cruck posts visible in rear wall. The inserted floor part renewed in C20 but retains one chamfered ceiling beam. Chamber over hall has one true cruck and 2 jointed cruck trusses - one of these altered when front wall raised - all smoke-blackened. Fireplace with stone jambs and timber lintel. Roof over kitchen renewed. C20 single - storey addition at rear. (RCHM Monument 4 (Dorset. Vol.I). "The Houses of Yetminster". R Machin. University of Bristol, 1978.)

Listing NGR: ST6019108430

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Inventory of Dorset, (1952)
Machin, R , The Houses of Yetminster, (1978)

National Grid Reference: ST 60191 08430


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