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List Entry Summary

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


List entry Number: 1120290



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

County: Dorset

District: Purbeck

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Worth Matravers

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 13-Dec-1984

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 109104

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4/94 Quarr Farm House

- II

Detached farmhouse. C17 origin, extended to west in C18. C17 section appears to have extended further east. Rubble stone walls, stone slate roofs, brick stacks. 2 storeys. In earlier section, original doorway blocked and C20 metal window inserted. On first floor, a 5-light stone mullioned window - the centre light blocked. West of this a similar 2-light window. C18 section to west, taller, has gabled porch with slate roof and canted stone lintol. Ground and first floors each have 2 casement windows with glazing bars, those on ground floor with projecting stone lintols. At east end of the C17 section 2 projecting piers, possibly gatepiers to a former courtyard. Main ground floor room in C18 section has a good classical styled stone fireplace surround, dated 1651, moved from the C17 section. Other ground floor room has large open fireplace with timber lintol and bread oven. RCHM Monument 24.(Dorset Vol II).

Listing NGR: SY9893079695

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Inventory of Dorset, (1970)

National Grid Reference: SY 98930 79695


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