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Friar Waddon Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Portesham, Dorset

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Latitude: 50.6708 / 50°40'14"N

Longitude: -2.5086 / 2°30'30"W

OS Eastings: 364154

OS Northings: 85802

OS Grid: SY641858

Mapcode National: GBR PX.3DKR

Mapcode Global: FRA 57M9.JJ6

Entry Name: Friar Waddon Farmhouse

Listing Date: 26 January 1956

Last Amended: 20 May 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1152467

English Heritage Legacy ID: 105296

Location: Portesham, West Dorset, Dorset, DT3

County: Dorset

District: West Dorset

Civil Parish: Portesham

Traditional County: Dorset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Dorset

Church of England Parish: Portesham St Peter

Church of England Diocese: Salisbury

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Listing Text


4/175 Friar Waddon Farmhouse
26.1.56 (formerly listed as House 150 yds
GV S.E of Friar Waddon Farm)
Detached Farmhouse. Mid C17. Rubble-stone walls and dressed stone quoins. Slate
roof with gable-ends, stone gable-copings and scroll-kneelers. C20 brick stacks
at each gable. 2 storeys, with attics. 3 windows, regular fenestration, 3-light
stone mullions, hollow-chamfered, with separate labels over. C20 metal casements
with lead lights. Ground floor opening at centre, has moulded jambs and a separate
label over. C20 door with 3-light head and lead lights. Rear elevation retains
3 C17 stone mullions to upper floor, hollow-chamfered with separate labels, C20
wooden casements. Extension to the west, C19, rubble-stone with a slate roof.
2 bays and 2 storeys. 2-light C20 wooden casements with segmental arches over.
Three outshuts to rear,of C19 and C20. Same materials and pentice roofs. C20
plank doors in central and north-west outshut side walls.
(RCHM Dorset II, p.245 (29)).

Listing NGR: SY6415485802

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