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Higher Orchard

A Grade II Listed Building in Sandford Orcas, Dorset

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Latitude: 50.9776 / 50°58'39"N

Longitude: -2.5329 / 2°31'58"W

OS Eastings: 362686

OS Northings: 119938

OS Grid: ST626199

Mapcode National: GBR MT.LN40

Mapcode Global: FRA 56LJ.F2M

Plus Code: 9C2VXFH8+3V

Entry Name: Higher Orchard

Listing Date: 2 June 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1119337

English Heritage Legacy ID: 105675

Location: Sandford Orcas, Dorset, DT9

County: Dorset

Civil Parish: Sandford Orcas

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Dorset

Church of England Parish: Sandford Orcas St Nicholas

Church of England Diocese: Salisbury

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5/134 Higher Orchard
- II
Former farmhouse, now private house. C17, with C20 alterations and
extensions. Rubble-stone walls. Thatch roof with stone gable-coping
at left hand end. Stone stacks at gable-ends. 1½ storeys. 4 windows,
3-light wood-framed iron casements with rectangular leaded lights.
Wood lintels over, C19. Door, left of centre, panelled and glazed in
the top half. North elevation, has a former dairy wing at rear, raised
one storey in C20. Thatch roof. Porch, left of centre, C20 rubble-stone
and gabled. Door-jambs in C17 style with depressed-arch head, C20.
Plank-and-muntin door. Interior: open fireplaces in both end rooms.
West room fireplace has a recess in the back wall and in the side wall.
Cupboard with ribbed panel door and side-panels, all pierced, and with
incised geometric ornament. HL hinges. C17. (RCHM, Dorset I, p 198(4)).

Listing NGR: ST6268619938

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