CORTON FARMHOUSE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1304777
Date first listed:
26-Jan-1956
Statutory Address:
CORTON FARMHOUSE

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Location

Statutory Address:
CORTON FARMHOUSE

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

County:
Dorset
District:
West Dorset (District Authority)
Parish:
Portesham
National Grid Reference:
SY 63620 85474

Details

SY 68 NW PORTESHAM CORTON

4/173 Corton Farmhouse 26.1.56 GV II

Detached Farmhouse, former manor farm. C16 features with extensive C17 additions and C20 alterations. Dressed stone walls. Slate and stone slate roofs with stone gable-copings and scroll kneelers. C17 stone stack rebuilt at north gable end, C20 stack at north rear wing gable-end. Original range, running north and south with later C17 additions to the east, at north and south ends. Space between rear ranges subsequently filled in. 2 storeys with attics. 3 windows to the west elevation, 2 at south end are 3-light stone mullions with round heads, moulded jambs and framing C16. 5-light stone mullion to first floor, C16. Northern end of same elevation has 4-light (ground) and 3-light stone mullions, with straight-chamfered jambs. Ground floor window with a label. Front door, on north wall, rear wing, 2-leaf, C20 with multi-glass panels. C20 porch with sleeper stone walls and glazed panel sides, pitched slate roof over. North wing has one set of 3-light stone mullions, straight-chamfered, C17, on north side, and on south side, Wooden casements. South wing has 2-light mullions in gable end wall. South wall of house rebuilt C20, after south range removed in 1963. Interior: very largely modernised, fireplace lintel dated 1684 is a re-used doorhead from derelict Corton cottages. (RCHM Dorset II, p.244 (9)).

Listing NGR: SY6362085474

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
105294
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Inventory of Dorset, (1970), 244

Legal

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

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