HEMSWORTH HOUSE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1154963
Date first listed:
04-Nov-1986
Statutory Address:
HEMSWORTH HOUSE

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Location

Statutory Address:
HEMSWORTH HOUSE

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

County:
Dorset
District:
East Dorset (District Authority)
Parish:
Witchampton
National Grid Reference:
ST 96913 05717

Details

WITCHAMPTON ST 90 SE

4/108 Hemsworth House II

Farmhouse. Original range C16 (RCHM), enlarged to south west in early C19; front wall of original range altered in late C19. Original range has walls of flint and brick, the front wall now roughcast, with smooth plaster window surrounds. Slate roof, hipped at right end, brick stack at left end. Later range on left has plastered walls, slate roof with overhanging verge and bargeboard, brick stack at left end with oversailing cap and recessed arched panels. L-shaped plan, with original range extending to rear at right end. 2 storeys. On main front, original range has C19 semi-octagonal glazed porch, with part glazed door. Ground floor has 2 sashes with glazing bars. First floor has 3 casements with centre horizontal bar. Early C19 range at left end, has 2 sashes with glazing bars on each floor. At rear of rear wing of original range an added C19 cottage, - this not of special interest. Internally, some deep chamfered ceiling beams, raised panel doors, and C18 fireplaces. (R.C.H.M. Monument 18. Dorset Vol V).

Listing NGR: ST9691305717

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
107567
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Inventory of Dorset, (1975)

Legal

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

End of official listing

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Date: 25 Jun 2000
Reference: IOE01/01905/01
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