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Latitude: 50.9284 / 50°55'42"N
Longitude: -2.5691 / 2°34'8"W
OS Eastings: 360100
OS Northings: 114481
OS Grid: ST601144
Mapcode National: GBR MR.PYRG
Mapcode Global: FRA 56HN.BY8
Entry Name: Wyke House
Listing Date: 11 July 1951
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1119382
English Heritage Legacy ID: 105579
Location: Castleton, West Dorset, Dorset, DT9
District: West Dorset
Civil Parish: Castleton
Traditional County: Dorset
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Dorset
Church of England Parish: Bradford Abbas with Clifton Maybank St Mary the Virgin
Church of England Diocese: Salisbury
ST 61 SW
Farmhouse with attached walls. Dated 1650 with late C17 addition on West
in spandrels of front door. Dressed stone walls, rendered. Clay-tile roof
with stone-slate eaves. Stone gable-copings and scrolled kneelers. C20
brick stacks at gable ends. Front elevation: two storeys with attics. 7
windows, hollow-chamfered stone mullions, with iron casements and fixed lead
lights, three lights to the ground floor, 4 lights at right hand end. First
floor windows of: 3, 2, 2, 3, 2, 2, 3 lights. Continuous string over ground
floor windows, and first floor windows. Front doorway, left of centre, has
moulded jambs with depressed arch in a square head. Label drops down from
the string-course. C17. Plank-and-muntin door studded with long strap-hinges
and weatherboard. Blocked doorway, with renewed head, right of straight joint.
South elevation has windows of 3 lights, except for staircase window at
half-level right of centre, of 4 lights. Doorway design, cf. front door
though excluding date. Plank-and-muntin door with strap-hinges. Interior:
late C17 addition has some exposed ceiling-beams. Outbuilding on the west end,
rubble-stone walls, with stone-slate and clay-tile roof. C20 brick stack on
gable end. 3-light iron casement with lead lights, wood lintel over. Two
attached walls run at right-angles from front of house, each for 25 metres.
Rubble-stone walls, each with a doorway half-way along with stone chamfered
jambs and depressed-arch head. Plank doors studded.
(RCHM Dorset I, p.70 (6))
Listing NGR: ST6010014481
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