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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: 1119244



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

County: Dorset

District: West Dorset

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Melbury Osmond

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.

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 105858

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MELBURY OSMOND ST 5707 TOWN'S END 8/110 Bridge Farmhouse 4.12.51 GV II Detached Farmhouse. Mid C17 with much C20 refenestration and internal re-arrangement. Coursed rubble-stone walls. Thatch roof with stone gable- copings. C20 brick stacks at gable-ends, and on front gabled chimney breast. Two storeys with attics. South elevation has 5 windows, 3-light hardwood casements with C20 leading. West elevation has 2 windows, same casements. Dressed stone voussoirs to ground floor windows. Front door position, on west elevation, panelled and with glazed upper half, C20. Trellis-work wood porch. Interior: much refashioned, including fireplaces, C20. Some mid- chamfered ceiling-beams. (RCHM. Dorset I, p.160(13))

Listing NGR: ST5755907590

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Inventory of Dorset, (1952), 160

National Grid Reference: ST 57559 07590


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