RENSCOMBE FARM HOUSE INCLUDING ATTACHED OUTBUILDING ON SOUTH

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1120254

Date first listed: 20-Nov-1959

Statutory Address: RENSCOMBE FARM HOUSE INCLUDING ATTACHED OUTBUILDING ON SOUTH

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Location

Statutory Address: RENSCOMBE FARM HOUSE INCLUDING ATTACHED OUTBUILDING ON SOUTH

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

County: Dorset

District: Purbeck (District Authority)

Parish: Worth Matravers

National Grid Reference: SY 96457 77599

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History

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Details

SY 97NE WORTH MATRAVERS RENSCOMBE

4/107 Renscombe Farm House 20-11-59 including attached outbuilding on south

GV II

Farmhouse. Early C17. Rubble stone walls, partly plastered; stone slate roof, brick stacks on ridge. One storey and attic. Long narrow plan with 3 adjoin- ing gabled projecting wings to rear, forming, in effect, a double-pile plan:- these wings may be slightly later. Main (east) front has, near right end, a single-storey projecting wing, a former dairy. Ground floor has three 4-centred arched doorways, (one appears recent), 2 stone-mullioned windows with remains of lead liqhts, and 3 C20 metal windows. Small casement window under eaves. Attic has 4 hipped dormers, - 2 with stone mullioned windows with remains of lead lights, 2 with C20 metal casements. At left end an attached outbuilding, continuous with the house. This has a lean-to projecting at its left end. 2 ledged doors on ground floor, and a loft door approached by a flight of stone steps. Internally, ground floor room at right end has large open fireplace with 4-centred stone arch and bread oven. Large central stack has fireplaces part built up. Several deeply chamfered ceiling beams. Roof possibly originally of cruck form. Small lancet window in stair wing. RCHM Monument 17 (Dorset Vol II).

Listing NGR: SY9645777599

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 109117

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Sources

Books and journals
Inventory of Dorset, (1970)

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