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Statutory Address:

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

Dorset (Unitary Authority)
Winterborne Came
National Grid Reference:
SY 70900 89380



6/111 Old Came Rectory

26.1.56 II


Former rectory, now dwelling house. Early C19. Cob and rubble stone walls, rendered and painted. Thatch roof, hipped at both ends. Brick stacks, at left and right hand on ridge, rebuilt C20. Two storeys. 3 windows to front (south west) elevation. Ground floor has French windows with a lozenge pattern of glazing bars. Remainder are 2 light casements also with a lozenge and elongated hexagonal pattern of glazing bars. Front door at centre has a rebuilt architrave with fluted pilasters and plain entablature. Door has two bottom panels and a pattern of marginal glazing bars over C19. Pentice roofed verandah in thatch, originally all wooden supports, now with rubble stone piers at corners and to main entrance, with 3 wood posts between. French windows on south east elevation, same design. House has been extended at rear by one room, 2 storeys, same render and thatch. Interior: central hall with double depth plan of rooms. Doorway in hall has reeded architrave, bossed imposts and fanlight over, early C19. Staircase with stick balusters and mahogany hand rail. The house was the home of William Barnes, scholar, poet, schoolmaster and rector of Winterborne Came from 1862 to 1886. He lies buried in Came Churchyard (q.v.). (R.C.H.M. Dorset II, p.386 (4). Plate 42).

Listing NGR: SY7090089380


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Books and journals
Inventory of Dorset, (1970), 386


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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Date: 08 Jun 2006
Reference: IOE01/15049/21
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Alec Howard. Source Historic England Archive
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