History in Structure

This site is entirely user-supported. See how you can help.

Main Barn at Blashenwell Farm, 25 Metres West of Blashenwell Farm House

A Grade II Listed Building in Corfe Castle, Dorset

We don't have any photos of this building yet. Why don't you be the first to send us one?

Upload Photo »

Approximate Location Map
Large Map »


Latitude: 50.6223 / 50°37'20"N

Longitude: -2.0702 / 2°4'12"W

OS Eastings: 395130

OS Northings: 80292

OS Grid: SY951802

Mapcode National: GBR 33M.Z9Q

Mapcode Global: FRA 67KF.7BP

Entry Name: Main Barn at Blashenwell Farm, 25 Metres West of Blashenwell Farm House

Listing Date: 20 November 1959

Last Amended: 10 March 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1120270

English Heritage Legacy ID: 109162

Location: Corfe Castle, Purbeck, Dorset, BH20

County: Dorset

District: Purbeck

Civil Parish: Corfe Castle

Traditional County: Dorset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Dorset

Church of England Parish: Kingston St James

Church of England Diocese: Salisbury

Find accommodation in

Listing Text

SY 98 SE
3/10 Main barn at Blashenwell Farm,
25m west of Blashenwell Farm
20.11.59 House. (formerly listed as
"Barn at Blashenwell Farm
dated 1760")
Barn, dated "GP 1760" on east wall. Rubble stone walls, hipped stone slate roof.
East wall - facing farmyard, has, at left end, a lean-to cart entrance. Further
lean-to right of this, with corrugated sheet roof. Right of this, a flush door,
and ledged high level door. 3 blocked window openings with segmental arches.
Large opening with double doors in north end wall. On west wall, at left end a
lean-to under slate catslide roof. Right of this a shallower brick lean-to and,
adjoining this a large cast iron waterwheel in brick pit, with remains of leat.
Also remains of walls to high level pond south of the barn. Right of the wheel
is hipped cart porch, and right of this a C20 concrete lean-to. Internally,
the north section, of 4 bays, has a tie-beam roof and the centre section, of
5 bays, a collar beam roof. Overhead drive shaft and some remains of gearing
from wheel, which drove farm machinery. (RCHM, Monument 131. Dorset. Vol. II).

Listing NGR: SY9513080292

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

Selected Sources

Source links go to a search for the specified title at Amazon. Availability of the title is dependent on current publication status. You may also want to check AbeBooks, particularly for older titles.

Other nearby listed buildings

BritishListedBuildings.co.uk is an independent online resource and is not associated with any government department. All government data published here is used under licence. Please do not contact BritishListedBuildings.co.uk for any queries related to any individual listed building, planning permission related to listed buildings or the listing process itself.

British Listed Buildings is a Good Stuff website.