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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: 1303482



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

County: Dorset

District: East Dorset

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Witchampton

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 18-Mar-1955

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 107587

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13/128 The Old House



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

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Inventory of Dorset, (1975)

National Grid Reference: ST 98834 06498


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