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Manor Farm Cottage

A Grade II Listed Building in Melbury Osmond, Dorset

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Latitude: 50.867 / 50°52'1"N

Longitude: -2.6059 / 2°36'21"W

OS Eastings: 357457

OS Northings: 107675

OS Grid: ST574076

Mapcode National: GBR MQ.TMM8

Mapcode Global: FRA 56FT.2MG

Entry Name: Manor Farm Cottage

Listing Date: 11 November 1966

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1154215

English Heritage Legacy ID: 105840

Location: Melbury Osmond, West Dorset, Dorset, DT2

County: Dorset

District: West Dorset

Civil Parish: Melbury Osmond

Traditional County: Dorset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Dorset

Church of England Parish: Melbury Osmund with Melbury Sampford St Osmund

Church of England Diocese: Salisbury

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Listing Text

Manor Farm
8/92 Cottage
Detached former farmhouse, now private dwelling. Early C16, with raised
eaves, refenestrated and consolidated C20. Rubble-stone walls. Thatch roof
with gable-ends. C20 white brick stacks at gable ends. 1 1/2 storeys. 4 windows,
(5 to ground floor). Wood mullions, painted, of 2, 3 and 4 lights. Iron
casements and lead lights. Mainly wood lintels. Eyebrow dormers, each a
2-light casement, sides of casement frames have projecting boards to keep thatch
back. Plank door, right of centre, with wood lintel over, C20. Interior:
ground floor centre room has moulded and compartmented ceiling beams, with
hollow, roll and hollow mouldings throughout, C16. Plank-and-muntin partitions,
C16, with renewed cill-beams. Flagstone floors. South end room has an open
fireplace with stone monolith jambs and cambered, chamfered lintel, C16.
Spiral staircase, in right hand side of fireplace, original position, wooden
treads renewed. (Fireplace against cross-passage removed, and new staircase
inserted C20.) Roof of jointed-cruck construction, with collars, much
altered. (RCHM. Dorset I, p.160(8))

Listing NGR: ST5745707675

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

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