Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II*

List Entry Number: 1119382

Date first listed: 11-Jul-1951

Statutory Address: WYKE HOUSE


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Statutory Address: WYKE HOUSE

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

County: Dorset

District: West Dorset (District Authority)

Parish: Castleton

National Grid Reference: ST 60100 14481


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CASTLETON WYKE ST 61 SW Wyke House 9/39 11.7.51 GV II*

Farmhouse with attached walls. Dated 1650 with late C17 addition on West in spandrels of front door. Dressed stone walls, rendered. Clay-tile roof with stone-slate eaves. Stone gable-copings and scrolled kneelers. C20 brick stacks at gable ends. Front elevation: two storeys with attics. 7 windows, hollow-chamfered stone mullions, with iron casements and fixed lead lights, three lights to the ground floor, 4 lights at right hand end. First floor windows of: 3, 2, 2, 3, 2, 2, 3 lights. Continuous string over ground floor windows, and first floor windows. Front doorway, left of centre, has moulded jambs with depressed arch in a square head. Label drops down from the string-course. C17. Plank-and-muntin door studded with long strap-hinges and weatherboard. Blocked doorway, with renewed head, right of straight joint. South elevation has windows of 3 lights, except for staircase window at half-level right of centre, of 4 lights. Doorway design, cf. front door though excluding date. Plank-and-muntin door with strap-hinges. Interior: late C17 addition has some exposed ceiling-beams. Outbuilding on the west end, rubble-stone walls, with stone-slate and clay-tile roof. C20 brick stack on gable end. 3-light iron casement with lead lights, wood lintel over. Two attached walls run at right-angles from front of house, each for 25 metres. Rubble-stone walls, each with a doorway half-way along with stone chamfered jambs and depressed-arch head. Plank doors studded. (RCHM Dorset I, p.70 (6))

Listing NGR: ST6010014481


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Books and journals
Inventory of Dorset, (1974), 70

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