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Spring House

A Grade II Listed Building in Longburton, Dorset

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Latitude: 50.9153 / 50°54'54"N

Longitude: -2.5027 / 2°30'9"W

OS Eastings: 364754

OS Northings: 112985

OS Grid: ST647129

Mapcode National: GBR MV.QPQ9

Mapcode Global: FRA 56NP.6T1

Entry Name: Spring House

Listing Date: 8 October 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1119139

English Heritage Legacy ID: 106113

Location: Longburton, West Dorset, Dorset, DT9

County: Dorset

District: West Dorset

Civil Parish: Longburton

Built-Up Area: Longburton

Traditional County: Dorset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Dorset

Church of England Parish: Longburton St James

Church of England Diocese: Salisbury

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Listing Text


10/95 Spring House


Former Open-Hall house, subsequently ceiled, and greatly extended by wing
to north. C15, ceiled in late C16. Extended with a north wing at right-angles
in C20. Rubble-stone walls. Thatch roof with gable ends and stone gable-
copings. Stone stack with cornice at left hand gable, at ridge right of centre,
and at right hand gable. 1½ storeys. 3 windows, 3-light wood casements with
a horizontal glazing-bar, renewed C20. Two large 3-light eyebrow dormers, C20.
Front door, left of centre, plank and muntin with wood lintel over, C20.
Interior: 3-unit plan, lower end (former byre), cross-passage, hall, inner
room. Open fireplace inserted in left hand end, c.C16. Open fireplace backing
on to cross-passage, inserted C16. 3 jointed-cruck trusses with cruck-post
surviving in lower end room. 3 sets of through-purlins with wind-bracing
surviving in the lower two tiers. Plank-and-muntin partition on west-side of
cross-passage. Mid-chamfered ceiling-beams in ground floor rooms. North
range, C20. Rendered walls. Clay-tile roof with gable-end. 2 brick stacks
on ridge. 2-light wood casements with glazing-bars. C20 door.
(RCHM. Dorset I, p.62(5). Survey and notes in Dorset County Council, Planning

Listing NGR: ST6475412985

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