WITHYHOOK FARM HOUSE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1304196
Date first listed:
11-Jul-1959
Statutory Address:
WITHYHOOK FARM HOUSE

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Location

Statutory Address:
WITHYHOOK FARM HOUSE

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

County:
Dorset
District:
West Dorset (District Authority)
Parish:
Leigh
National Grid Reference:
ST 60940 06602

Details

LEIGH ST 60 NW -

5/29 Withyhook 11-7-51 Farm House

II

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

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
106047
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

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

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: 27 Jun 2007
Reference: IOE01/16585/06
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Alec Howard. Source Historic England Archive
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