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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: 1119337



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

County: Dorset

District: West Dorset

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Sandford Orcas

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 02-Jun-1986

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 105675

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SANDFORD ORCAS ST 61 NW HIGHER SANDFORD 5/134 Higher Orchard - II Former farmhouse, now private house. C17, with C20 alterations and extensions. Rubble-stone walls. Thatch roof with stone gable-coping at left hand end. Stone stacks at gable-ends. 1½ storeys. 4 windows, 3-light wood-framed iron casements with rectangular leaded lights. Wood lintels over, C19. Door, left of centre, panelled and glazed in the top half. North elevation, has a former dairy wing at rear, raised one storey in C20. Thatch roof. Porch, left of centre, C20 rubble-stone and gabled. Door-jambs in C17 style with depressed-arch head, C20. Plank-and-muntin door. Interior: open fireplaces in both end rooms. West room fireplace has a recess in the back wall and in the side wall. Cupboard with ribbed panel door and side-panels, all pierced, and with incised geometric ornament. HL hinges. C17. (RCHM, Dorset I, p 198(4)).

Listing NGR: ST6268619938

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Inventory of Dorset, (1974), 198

National Grid Reference: ST 62686 19938


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