RIGG LANE FARMHOUSE

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II*

List Entry Number: 1303847

Date first listed: 11-Jul-1951

Statutory Address: RIGG LANE FARMHOUSE, RIGG LANE

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Location

Statutory Address: RIGG LANE FARMHOUSE, RIGG LANE

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

County: Dorset

District: West Dorset (District Authority)

Parish: Trent

National Grid Reference: ST 59689 18731

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Details

TRENT RIGG LANE The entry for ST 5818 - 5918 (east-side) 18/187 Rigg Lane Farmhouse 11.7.51

GV II Shall be upgraded to II* (Star) and the description shill be amended to read:-

Detached farmhouse. Second half C15 or early C16; altered early C17 (floor and stack inserted); with C19 re-fashioning and C20 repairs. Stone walls, rendered and washed. Thatch roof. Open-hall house with through-passage plan. Roof gabled with C20 brick stacks at left-hand gable, ridge left of centre, and at right-hand gable. 1½ storeys. 3 windows, 2-light wood casements with horizontal glazing-bars, wood cills and lintels, C19 and C20. Three gabled half-dormers over with thatch roofs, C19. Front door, left of centre, plank- and-muntin door, wood frame. C20 porch on wood columns, gabled thatch canopy over. Rear: central 3-light ground-floor window is C17, having timber lintel, wood frame with moulded jambs and chamfered mullions (moulded on the inside), lead cames tied to wood stanchions and old glass.

Interior: a blocked former doorway (now with window) opposite existing doorway indicates position of probable through-passage. The most important internal feature is the late-medieval roof structure, supported on base crucks: 4 principal rafter trusses with cambered collars; large-scantling, diagonally-set ridge- piece; wall-plate and 2 sets of chamfered, scarf-jointed trenched purlins; 2 tiers of chamfered, curved wind braces, most surviving; smoke blackening throughout; at truss near inserted stack, traces of original partition wall below collar (which would have formed one side of the through-passage); left- hand gable is of wattle and daub. C17 features include the central stack with its ground-floor fireplace which has a deep timber lintel with chamfered, triangular-arched soffit; the compartmented ceiling in central room with deeply- chamfered beams; and the flooring over the 2 right-hand rooms (altered).

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TRENT RIGG LANE (east side) ST 5818-5918 Rigg Lane Farmhouse 18/187 11.7.51 GV II Detached farmhouse. Early C17, with C19 re-fashioning and C20 repairs. Stone walls, rendered and washed. Thatch roof, gabled. C20 brick stacks at left hand gable, ridge left of centre, and at right hand gable. 1½ storeys. 3 windows, 2-light wood casements with horizontal glazing-bars, wood cills and lintels, C19 and C20. Three gabled half-dormers over with thatch roofs, C19. Front door, left of centre, plank-and-muntin door, wood frame. C20 porch on wood columns, gabled thatch canopy over. (RCHbI, Dorset I, p 260(21)).

Listing NGR: ST5968918731

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 105728

Legacy System: LBS

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