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Latitude: 50.7447 / 50°44'40"N
Longitude: -2.4582 / 2°27'29"W
OS Eastings: 367767
OS Northings: 93998
OS Grid: SY677939
Mapcode National: GBR PY.3G7D
Mapcode Global: FRA 57R3.L58
Entry Name: Cowden Farmhouse
Listing Date: 10 March 1987
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1153973
English Heritage Legacy ID: 106199
Location: Charminster, West Dorset, Dorset, DT2
District: West Dorset
Civil Parish: Charminster
Built-Up Area: Charminster
Traditional County: Dorset
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Dorset
Church of England Parish: Charminster St Mary the Virgin
Church of England Diocese: Salisbury
SY 69 SE
7/11 Cowden House
Detached farmhouse. Mid C17, with C16 windows inserted in C20. C19
extension by one bay to west. Random flint rubble walls. Thatch roof,
gabled at east end and hipped at west end. Brickstacks just in from hip
apex and at east gable. 1½ storeys. 3 windows originally, now four.
Fenestration: 2:2: door: 2:3 lights. Inserted Ham stone mullions with
large hollow chamfers and 4-centred heads. Iron casements with lead lights,
including considerable releading. West window in additional bay - square
headed lights. All ground floor windows have separate returned labels
over. Large 2-light eyebrow dormers aligned with the windows below, C20
casements with horizontal glazing bars. Front doorway originally left of
centre, now at centre, C18 brick jambs, plank door with one glazed light in
a wood frame. Interior: 3 unit plan originally with unheated central
room. Cross passage survives, with remains of plank and muntin
partitioning. Dog-leg stair now on rear wall of former central room. Open
fireplace in east room has stone jambs made up from C16 window frames and
mullions, and corbels. Chamfered wood lintel over. False access to bread
oven created C20. Heavy chamfered ceiling beams with stepped stops. (RCHM
Dorset III, p70(16)
Listing NGR: SY6776793998
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