SCOLES FARM HOUSE, INCLUDING ATTACHED OUTBUILDING AT REAR, AND BOUNDARY WALL AND GATE TO FRONT GARDEN

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II*
List Entry Number:
1120229
Date first listed:
20-Nov-1959
Statutory Address:
SCOLES FARM HOUSE, INCLUDING ATTACHED OUTBUILDING AT REAR, AND BOUNDARY WALL AND GATE TO FRONT GARDEN

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Location

Statutory Address:
SCOLES FARM HOUSE, INCLUDING ATTACHED OUTBUILDING AT REAR, AND BOUNDARY WALL AND GATE TO FRONT GARDEN

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

County:
Dorset
District:
Purbeck (District Authority)
Parish:
Corfe Castle
National Grid Reference:
SY 96370 79957

Details

CORFE CASTLE LYNCH SY 97 NE 5/105 Scoles Farm House, including attached outbuilding at rear, 20.11.59 and boundary wall and gate to front garden GV II* House, former farmhouse. C13 origin, main house early C17. Rubble stone walls, stone slate roof with coped gabled to porch. Ashlar stone stacks, one at right end, one left of door, one nearer left end. 3-room and cross-passage plan. One storey and attic. Two large buttresses on front wall. 2-storeyed gabled porch has a round-headed doorway with moulded arch, projecting keystone and imposts. Inner doorway also round-headed. Part-glazed panelled door. Above doorway, a 2-light stone mullioned window with hoodmould, and above this a circular stone panel with ornamental border. Right of porch, ground floor and attic each have 2 casements with glazing bars, that on ground floor with hoodmould. Left of porch, an inserted ledged door and two 3-light stone mullioned windows with hoodmoulds and lead lights. Attic has 2 hipped dormers with similar windows. At rear a single- storey gabled extension in notching construction and a C19 lean-to under catslide roof. Internally the hall has a large open fireplace with timber lintol. Stone spiral stair at rear. Some exposed chamfered ceiling beams. Attached outbuilding at rear part C13, has rubble stone walls and stone slate roof. Single storey. In south wall, a double lancet window with hoodmoulds and lead lights. Buttress right of this, and a C20 glazed door. In west (end) wall, 2 tiers of bee boles. This building under repair at time of survey (1985). Rubble stone boundary wall to front garden, with flat coping. Simple iron gates with shaped finials to up- rights. (RCHM, Monument 126. Dorset. Vol. II). M. E. Wood. "Thirteenth Century Domestic Architecture p. 18).

Listing NGR: SY9637079957

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
109258
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Inventory of Dorset II South East, (1970)
Wood, M E, 'Archaeological Journal Supplement' in Thirteenth Century Domestic Architecture in England, , Vol. 105, (1950), 18

Legal

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

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