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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: 1120527



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

County: Dorset

District: Purbeck

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Chaldon Herring

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 20-Nov-1959

Date of most recent amendment: 02-Oct-1984

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 108546

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SY 7883, SY 7983 13/88 CHALDON HERRING EAST CHALDON 20.11.59 Damers Farm House. (Formerly listed as "Damers Farm and attached barn on north side of village green")


Farmhouse. Late C16-early C17. Originated as a long-house with upper-end stack. Byre rebuilt late C17-C18 - this recently demolished and replaced by new extension to house. Outbuilding at east end recently incorporated in the house. Walls of brick and stone, front wall buttressed. Thatched roof, brick stacks. One storey and attic. later single-storey lean-to at rear, of brick with slate roof. Entrance door in brick porch with thatched roof. Ground floor (excluding byre under reconstruction) has three casement windows with glazing bars. Attic has four half-dormers with similar casements. Internally, main ground floor room has large stone fireplace at east end with oak lintel, and bread oven. Chamfered ceiling beam. Remains of late C17-C18 plank and muntin partition between this room and the smaller west room. Later stack in this room adjoining byre. Roof has remains of two jointed-cruck trusses with signs of blackening - indicating possible original open hall. RCHM Monument 4.

Listing NGR: SY7913283411

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National Grid Reference: SY 79132 83411


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