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Brenscombe Farm House brinscombe Farm House

A Grade II Listed Building in Corfe Castle, Dorset

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Latitude: 50.6418 / 50°38'30"N

Longitude: -2.0331 / 2°1'59"W

OS Eastings: 397756

OS Northings: 82459

OS Grid: SY977824

Mapcode National: GBR 33H.NSN

Mapcode Global: FRA 67MC.XCS

Entry Name: Brenscombe Farm House brinscombe Farm House

Listing Date: 20 November 1959

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1121005

English Heritage Legacy ID: 109287

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: Corfe Castle St Edward the Martyr

Church of England Diocese: Salisbury

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Listing Text

ST 98 SE
3/135 Brenscombe (or Brinscombe)
Farm House
- II
Farmhouse. Probably C15 origin, altered in late C16 - early C17. Rubble stone
walls. Slate roof with deep eaves - possibly covering thatch. Brick end stacks,
and one right of door, with arched recessed panels. 3-room and cross-passage
plan, probably, originally, an open hall type.One storey and attic. Front wall
buttressed. C19 lean-to porch with ledged door, in stone pointed-arched opening;
similar doorway at rear of cross-passage. Ground floor has 3 casements with
horizontal glazing bars. Attic has 3 gabled dormers with casements with glazing
bars. In rear wall a blocked window crosses the present first floor line.
Internally, hall has large open fireplace with stone jambs and cambered timber
lintol. Deep chamfered ceiling beam. Parlour, at right end, has similar fire-
place with adjoining spiral stair. Left of the cross-passage, 2 service rooms.
Heavy roof trusses. (RCHM, Monument 145. Dorset. Vol. II).

Listing NGR: SY9775682459

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