Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II*

List Entry Number: 1119325

Date first listed: 11-Jul-1951

Statutory Address: THE COURT HOUSE


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Statutory Address: THE COURT HOUSE

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

County: Dorset

District: West Dorset (District Authority)

Parish: Poyntington

National Grid Reference: ST 64990 19978


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Former Court House, now farmhouse. Late C14 core, much rebuilt (north wing) in C17. Extension of the south wing has the initials and date W.A. 1720. Windows in east wall, restored C19. Rubble-stone walls, with dressed stone quoins. Slate roof with stone slates to eaves and stone gable-copings. C19 brick stacks, two on the main ridge, and one on the north gable end. Plan: main range, with north and south cross-wings. East elevation: central section. 2 storeys. 3 windows, and two door positions. Centre ground-floor windows: two coupled lancets with quatrefoil in head under pointed arches. Returned labels over. First floor has three 3-light C20 wood casements with glazing-bars. Wood cills. The doorways at left and right hand ends, have straight-chamfered jambs and pointed-segmental heads. Labels over. C19 plank doors. South cross-wing, east gable end has two loop lights to a basement stage; two-light straight-chamfered stone mullion window, C17, label, and immediately over this a coupled lancet window with quatrefoil over. Possible former solar end. South cross-wing extended to west in C18. Rubble-stone steps up to west gable end. Plank door, studded. Side wall has a heavy plank door with wood framing. North cross-wing, shorter than south wing, has a plank door at rear, up 4 stone steps. North wall of this wing has a projecting rubble built bay, with pentice stone slate roof. Interior: the central block has heavy chamfered ceiling beams (RCHM). Interior access not obtained. (RCHM, Dorset I, p 189(4)).

Listing NGR: ST6497819979


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Legacy System number: 105651

Legacy System: LBS


Books and journals
Inventory of Dorset, (1974), 189

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