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Latitude: 50.8565 / 50°51'23"N
Longitude: -2.017 / 2°1'1"W
OS Eastings: 398901
OS Northings: 106329
OS Grid: ST989063
Mapcode National: GBR 310.6WL
Mapcode Global: FRA 66NT.XR0
Entry Name: Abbey Farm House, Including Front Boundary Wall
Listing Date: 18 March 1955
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1120097
English Heritage Legacy ID: 107571
Location: Witchampton, East Dorset, Dorset, BH21
District: East Dorset
Civil Parish: Witchampton
Traditional County: Dorset
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Dorset
Church of England Parish: Witchampton, Stanbridge and Long Crichel with More Crichel
Church of England Diocese: Salisbury
Abbey Farm House,
18.3.55 including front
Farmhouse. Early C18 origin, enlarged at north end 1773 (date in dark brick
on end gable wall). Brick walls, tiled roof - half hipped, with ornamental
bargeboard on projecting wing at right end. One brick stack at left end, one
near right end. 2 storeys and attic. Plat band at first floor level. Added
brick porch with hipped roof with deep eaves carried on ornamental timber
work. Part glazed panelled door. Ground floor has 2 casements with lead
lights under segmental arches. First floor has 3 casements with lead lights.
Projecting wing at right end has, on first floor, an oriel window with hipped
roof carried on shaped brackets. Similar brackets to cill. Casements with
lead lights. Single storey addition at left end, with hipped roof.
Internally, some deeply chamfered and stopped ceiling beams. Evidence of
large fireplace, now built up. Some casements retain early scrolled
fasteners. Brick boundary wall to road, with remains of shaped coping.
(R.C.H.M. Monument 7. Dorset Vol V).
Listing NGR: ST9890106329
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