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Old Came Rectory

A Grade II Listed Building in Winterborne Came, Dorset

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Latitude: 50.7033 / 50°42'11"N

Longitude: -2.4134 / 2°24'48"W

OS Eastings: 370900

OS Northings: 89380

OS Grid: SY709893

Mapcode National: GBR PZ.C8CD

Mapcode Global: FRA 57T6.ZJN

Entry Name: Old Came Rectory

Listing Date: 26 January 1956

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1154279

English Heritage Legacy ID: 106005

Location: Winterborne Came, Dorset, Dorset, DT2

County: Dorset

District: West Dorset

Civil Parish: Winterborne Came

Traditional County: Dorset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Dorset

Church of England Parish: Dorchester and West Stafford

Church of England Diocese: Salisbury

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Listing Text


6/111 Old Came Rectory

26.1.56 II


Former rectory, now dwelling house. Early C19. Cob and rubble
stone walls, rendered and painted. Thatch roof, hipped at both
ends. Brick stacks, at left and right hand on ridge,
rebuilt C20. Two storeys. 3 windows to front (south west) elevation.
Ground floor has French windows with a lozenge pattern of glazing
bars. Remainder are 2 light casements also with a lozenge and
elongated hexagonal pattern of glazing bars. Front door at centre
has a rebuilt architrave with fluted pilasters and plain entablature.
Door has two bottom panels and a pattern of marginal glazing bars over
C19. Pentice roofed verandah in thatch, originally all wooden
supports, now with rubble stone piers at corners and to main
entrance, with 3 wood posts between. French windows on south east
elevation, same design. House has been extended at rear by one room,
2 storeys, same render and thatch. Interior: central hall with double depth
plan of rooms. Doorway in hall has reeded architrave, bossed imposts
and fanlight over, early C19. Staircase with stick balusters and
mahogany hand rail. The house was the home of William Barnes, scholar,
poet, schoolmaster and rector of Winterborne Came from 1862 to 1886.
He lies buried in Came Churchyard (q.v.). (R.C.H.M. Dorset II, p.386
(4). Plate 42).

Listing NGR: SY7090089380

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