THE OLD HOUSE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1303482
Date first listed:
18-Mar-1955
Statutory Address:
THE OLD HOUSE

Map

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Location

Statutory Address:
THE OLD 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 98834 06498

Details

WITCHAMPTON ST 9806 WITCHAMPTON VILLAGE

13/128 The Old House

18.3.55

GV II

Detached house. Probably C16. Timber framed walls, infilled and part rebuilt. Half hipped thatched roof, one brick stack in centre and one nearer left end. At right angles to road. One storey and attic. Main entrance front (north) has added porch, part brick, part open on timber posts, with hipped tiled roof. Part glazed door. Ground floor has one casement with lead lights, one with glazing bars, and 2 small plain casements. Attic has one dormer with casements with glazing bars, and one casement with lead lights under eaves. House of open hall form; main roof of Queen-post form with smoke-blackened timbers. One ground floor room has large open fireplace with timber lintel and bread oven. Deep chamfered and stopped ceiling beam in this room with inscribed initials "WS". Several other deep chamfered beams. Central ground floor room has C18 moulded timber fireplace surround. (R.C.H.M. Monument 10. Dorset Vol V).

Listing NGR: ST9883406498

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
107587
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: 10 May 2000
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