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Renscombe Farm House Including Attached Outbuilding on South

A Grade II Listed Building in Worth Matravers, Dorset

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Latitude: 50.5981 / 50°35'53"N

Longitude: -2.0514 / 2°3'5"W

OS Eastings: 396457

OS Northings: 77599

OS Grid: SY964775

Mapcode National: GBR 341.J5M

Mapcode Global: FRA 67LH.8LX

Entry Name: Renscombe Farm House Including Attached Outbuilding on South

Listing Date: 20 November 1959

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1120254

English Heritage Legacy ID: 109117

Location: Worth Matravers, Purbeck, Dorset, BH19

County: Dorset

District: Purbeck

Civil Parish: Worth Matravers

Traditional County: Dorset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Dorset

Church of England Parish: Worth Matravers St Nicholas

Church of England Diocese: Salisbury

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Listing Text


4/107 Renscombe Farm House
20-11-59 including attached outbuilding
on south


Farmhouse. Early C17. Rubble stone walls, partly plastered; stone slate roof,
brick stacks on ridge. One storey and attic. Long narrow plan with 3 adjoin-
ing gabled projecting wings to rear, forming, in effect, a double-pile plan:-
these wings may be slightly later. Main (east) front has, near right end,
a single-storey projecting wing, a former dairy. Ground floor has three
4-centred arched doorways, (one appears recent), 2 stone-mullioned windows
with remains of lead liqhts, and 3 C20 metal windows. Small casement window
under eaves. Attic has 4 hipped dormers, - 2 with stone mullioned windows
with remains of lead lights, 2 with C20 metal casements. At left end an attached
outbuilding, continuous with the house. This has a lean-to projecting at its
left end. 2 ledged doors on ground floor, and a loft door approached by a
flight of stone steps. Internally, ground floor room at right end has large
open fireplace with 4-centred stone arch and bread oven. Large central stack
has fireplaces part built up. Several deeply chamfered ceiling beams. Roof
possibly originally of cruck form. Small lancet window in stair wing. RCHM
Monument 17 (Dorset Vol II).

Listing NGR: SY9645777599

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