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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: 1303391



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

County: Dorset

District: West Dorset

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Woodsford

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 26-Jan-1956

Date of most recent amendment: 10-Mar-1987

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 106405

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SY 78 NE

9/216 Woodsford House (formerly listed as Woodsford Manor) 26.1.56


Farmhouse, possibly originally manor house. c1600 origin, altered and enlarged to rear in C19. Original section has brick walls, mainly roughcast, tiled roof, brick end stacks. L-shaped plan with rear wing at right end. 2 storeys and attic. In centre a gabled projecting staircase tower. This has, on ground floor, a 3-light stone mullioned window with lead lights, under hoodmould. Similar 2-light window on first floor. Similar 2-light window in attic, without hoodmould. Left of the tower, on ground floor, a 5-light stone mullioned window with lead lights, under hoodmould, and a deeper - possibly altered, similar 2-light window. On first floor, one 4-light and one 3-light similar window. Right of the tower, on ground floor, one similar deep 4-light window, - possibly altered. On each side of this a single light window with diamond lead lights, and hoodmould. On first floor a similar 4-light window with cast iron glazing. Right of the main range a single storey block - possibly later, with roughcast walls and tiled roof. One similar, C20, 4-light window. In left gable wall a circular window on ground floor. Substantial C19 rear additions in brick, with tiled roofs. Windows mainly sashes. Entrance in rear range, in gabled porch with pointed arched doorway. Internally, central ground floor room flanked by C17 plank and muntin partitions. Ground floor room at right end has large open fireplace with timber lintel - part reconstructed. Left end room has stone fireplace surround with moulded 4-centred arch. C17 carved panel over this - C17 panelling in this room, brought from elsewhere (RCHM). Several exposed ceiling beams. First floor room at right end has stone fireplace surround with 4-centred arch. A cross and IHS scratched on the stone. (RCHM Monument 3. Dorset Vol II)

Listing NGR: SY7624890583

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Inventory of Dorset, (1970)

National Grid Reference: SY 76248 90583


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