EAST ALMER FARMHOUSE

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1120057

Date first listed: 30-Oct-1987

Statutory Address: EAST ALMER FARMHOUSE

Map

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Location

Statutory Address: EAST ALMER FARMHOUSE

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

County: Dorset

District: East Dorset (District Authority)

Parish: Sturminster Marshall

National Grid Reference: SY 91942 99180

Summary

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History

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Details

STURMINSTER MARSHALL SY 99 NW CHARBOROUGH PARK 9/57 East Almer Farmhouse - II House, now two dwellings. C15, c1600, c1700, with mid C19 extensions. Walls of flint and limestone, partly of chequered pattern and also of alternate bands, with large quoins, north west extension (late C17) of ironstone rubble, some altered sections of brickwork and brickwork to the mid C19 outshots (part cement-rendered). Tile roof, with stone slates to the lower courses, slate above one outshot. Late medieval hall, with two storeyed south end, with central staircse wing (late C16) on the north east side, and north west extension (late C17); the walling is of stone but the irregular elevations have altered features, and include several stone window surrounds, with hood-moulds but few surviving mullions. A massive chimney in the middle of the long south west elevation has been cut through, to form a porch. Outshots occur all along the north east side and contain entrances to both units. Windows are C19 and C20 casements. Inside, the roof of the old hall is of arch-braced trussed rafter construction, masked by a flat ceiling. RCHM

Listing NGR: SY9194299180

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number: 107682

Legacy System: LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Inventory of Dorset II South East, (1970)

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