NEW CLOSE FARMHOUSE AND BOUNDARY WALL

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1147994

Date first listed: 14-Jun-1974

Date of most recent amendment: 22-Dec-1997

Statutory Address: NEW CLOSE FARMHOUSE AND BOUNDARY WALL, WESTHILL ROAD

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Location

Statutory Address: NEW CLOSE FARMHOUSE AND BOUNDARY WALL, WESTHILL ROAD

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

County: Dorset

District: Weymouth and Portland (District Authority)

National Grid Reference: SY 66112 77148

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History

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Details

WEYMOUTH

SY67NE WESTHILL ROAD, Wyke Regis 873-1/4/653 (West side) 14/06/74 New Close Farmhouse and boundary wall (Formerly Listed as: WESTHILL ROAD, Wyke Regis New Close Farmhouse) (Formerly Listed as: WESTHILL ROAD, Wyke Regis Garden wall of New Close Farmhouse)

II

Farmhouse, now house. Late C18 and mid C19. Rubble exterior walling to the street, rendered to S and E, slate roof. The house, in 2 parts, is embraced by a tall boundary wall with quadrant corner, possibly from an earlier building, or added in the nature of a folly (see also Wyke Castle, qv, in the same road). The house front, which is rendered, is in 2 sections, each of 2 storeys, with 4-pane sashes. To the left is a low 1-window section with mansard front slope containing a half-dormer to an arched top, above a sah flanked by a door each side. To the right, with a higher eaves and hipped roof, a 2-window range, the upper sashes to arched heads; the return gable end has one arched sash, a door, and a narrow gabled garage range. A small brick stack to the left gable of the main range, and a further stack to the lower range at the outer wall. INTERIOR not inspected. SUBSIDIARY FEATURES: the boundary wall has a series of small square openings to flush stone lintels over deep-set wood casements; facing N is one such, to the right of a stone-cheeked porch with stone umbrella-hood with finial, over a plank door, with a later casement to its left. At the corner the wall sweeps up to a full 2-storey height, with a stone coping and 5 scattered small openings, plus a 2-light casement and a blocked door. At the right-hand end the wall is stopped to dressed quoins, then drops to a lower boundary wall. (RCHME: Dorset, South-East: London: 1970-: 373).







Listing NGR: SY6611277148

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 468031

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Sources

Books and journals
Inventory of Dorset II South East, (1970), 373

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