This browser is not fully supported by Historic England. Please update your browser to the latest version so that you get the best from our website.


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: 1304196



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

County: Dorset

District: West Dorset

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Leigh

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 11-Jul-1959

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

Legacy System Information

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

Legacy System: LBS

UID: 106047

Asset Groupings

This list entry does not comprise part of an Asset Grouping. Asset Groupings are not part of the official record but are added later for information.

List entry Description

Summary of Building

Legacy Record - This information may be included in the List Entry Details.

Reasons for Designation

Legacy Record - This information may be included in the List Entry Details.


Legacy Record - This information may be included in the List Entry Details.



5/29 Withyhook 11-7-51 Farm House


Detached house, incorporating former watermill at right end. Mid - C16, altered in C17 and C18. Rubble stone walls. Slate roof, one brick stack at left end and one right of centre - at end of original house section. 2 storeys. C20 stone porch with lean-to slate roof and C20 ledged door. Right of this 2 other door openings, one at right end of original house, with old ledged door and frame - C17, one into former mill, with C20 part- glazed door - original opening. Also on ground floor, one 4-light timber window with ovolo-moulded mullions and one casement with horizontal glazing bars. Some stone-mullioned windows in rear wing. Internally, left ground floor room has stone fireplace with 4-centred arch. Some chamfered ceiling beams. Right ground floor room of original house has large open fireplace with cambered timber lintel and timber jambs. Newel stair adjoins this. Some chamfered ceiling beams. No mill machinery survives. At right end, a single-storey extension, of stone with slate roof, now used as garage. (RCHM Monument 17. (Dorset, Vol.I). R Machin. "The Houses of Yetminster." University of Bristol. 1978.)

Listing NGR: ST6094006602

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Inventory of Dorset, (1952)
Machin, R , The Houses of Yetminster, (1978)

National Grid Reference: ST 60940 06602


© Crown Copyright and database right 2018. All rights reserved. Ordnance Survey Licence number 100024900.
© British Crown and SeaZone Solutions Limited 2018. All rights reserved. Licence number 102006.006.
Use of this data is subject to Terms and Conditions.

The above map is for quick reference purposes only and may not be to scale. For a copy of the full scale map, please see the attached PDF - 1304196 .pdf

The PDF will be generated from our live systems and may take a few minutes to download depending on how busy our servers are. We apologise for this delay.

This copy shows the entry on 18-Sep-2018 at 03:12:11.

End of official listing