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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: 1304977



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

County: Dorset

District: West Dorset

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Cattistock

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 26-Jan-1956

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 105354

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3/29 Holway Farmhouse 26.1.56 GV II*

Manor Farmhouse. Early C17 L-plan house, extended in later C17 to a rectangular double-depth plan. Coursed rubble-stone plinth, ashlar Ham stone walls. Hipped slate roofs. Brick stacks, rebuilt, left and right of centre behind front ridge, and on rear gable. 2 storeys. 4 windows (ground floor), 2 windows to first floor, all 3-light hollow chamfered stone mullions with integral chamfered cills, C20 metal casements. Continuous string over ground floor windows. Ham stone porch at centre, with Roman clay tile roof and stone gable-coping carried on moulded kneelers. Doorway has moulded jambs and depressed-arch head, plank-and-muntin door studded. North elevation has large 2-light wooden casements. South elevation, rendered has 4-light (ground) and 3-light stone mullion windows. Over back doorway 2 stone shields, one with lion rampart, the other with I and a bird. Interior: central hall passage leading to mainly C17 wooden staircase, with heavy turned balusters and moulded rail. Fire- places: stone with moulded jambs and depressed arch head of stone, in south-east and south-west rooms, ground and first floors. Upstairs south-west has a plaster overmantel with 2 sea- monsters to left and right, and central grotesque mask grinning and with collarette. South-east room, with compartmented ceiling in C17 plasterwork, vine-scroll ornament to main beams and ribbed squares and semi-circles in the compartments, with stalked palmettes.

(RCHM Dorset I, p72(4)).

Listing NGR: ST5860401094

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Inventory of Dorset, (1974), 72

National Grid Reference: ST 58604 01094


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