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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: 1304435



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

County: Dorset

District: West Dorset

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Marshwood

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 04-Dec-1951

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 104572

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ST 30 SE MARSHWOOD 3/35 Colmer Farmhouse 4.12.51 II Farmhouse. C17 and probably later. Rubble walls with stone quoins, roughcast at centre and at left hand. Corrugated-iron roof with stone gable coping at right hand and hipped at left hand. Two C20 brick stacks, one at right gable, one left of centre. Two storeys. Four windows, casements with wooden frames and glazing bars. Wooden and concrete lintels and cills. Door at centre, plank with one window opening. Simple wooden porch, C20. Interior: Heavy ceiling beams, with ovolo and cavetto mouldings in room left of front door. Large open fireplace with chamfered stone jambs and chamfered wooden lintel over. Small square-panelled wainscot. Plank-and- muntin partitioning, possible C16. Widely-spaced studding, with cob infill, plastered, resting on a stone sleeper wall: probably original back wall of house, before an extant Cl7/Cl9 extension. Source: R.C.H.M. Dorset I, p. 157(13).

Listing NGR: ST3791200145

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Inventory of Dorset, (1974), 157

National Grid Reference: ST 37912 00145


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