BISHOP'S COURT FARM HOUSE

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1120168

Date first listed: 21-Dec-1982

Statutory Address: BISHOP'S COURT FARM HOUSE, WEST STREET

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Location

Statutory Address: BISHOP'S COURT FARM HOUSE, WEST STREET

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

County: Dorset

District: East Dorset (District Authority)

Parish: Shapwick

National Grid Reference: ST 93575 01876

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History

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Details

1. 5193 SHAPWICK WEST STREET (OFF) (South Side) Bishop's Court Farm House ST 93 O1 7/24 21.12.82 II GV 2. C16 origin, enlarged in C17 and circa 1857 when the main front range was built. Front range has wide central entrance hall and one main room each side. Brick walls with stone dressings and burnt header patterning, tiled roof, brick stacks. Two storeys and attics. Central bay projects, under gable. Large four-centred arched opening to recessed porch. Carved coats of arms in arch spandrils. Inner door, with sidelights, under segmental arch. Ground floor has two 2-light stone mullioned windows with double-hung sashes. First floor has two similar windows and, in central bay, a small Gothic window with hoodmould. Internally, rooms in this wing have good marble fireplaces and plaster cornices. Staircase has cut string with spandril brackets and twisted balusters. C16 rear block, now used as service rooms, has stone walls, tiled roof with stone eaves courses, brick stacks. Two storeys and attics. Stone mullioned windows - C19 replacements - on ground and first floors. Hipped dormer in attic. Lower section west of this block, C17, has brick and stone walls and tiled roof with parapets to gables, brick stack. Modern timber doors and windows. Internally, the rear sections have two large open fireplaces, one with bread oven, both part blocked. Deeply chamfered ceiling beams in two rooms. RCHM Monument 4.

Listing NGR: ST9357501876

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 107333

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