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Higher Farm House Including Front Boundary Wall

A Grade II Listed Building in Yetminster, Dorset

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Latitude: 50.8957 / 50°53'44"N

Longitude: -2.5797 / 2°34'47"W

OS Eastings: 359324

OS Northings: 110853

OS Grid: ST593108

Mapcode National: GBR MR.RVLN

Mapcode Global: FRA 56HQ.SY0

Entry Name: Higher Farm House Including Front Boundary Wall

Listing Date: 11 July 1951

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1154462

English Heritage Legacy ID: 106158

Location: Yetminster, West Dorset, Dorset, DT9

County: Dorset

District: West Dorset

Civil Parish: Yetminster

Built-Up Area: Yetminster

Traditional County: Dorset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Dorset

Church of England Parish: Yetminster and Hilfield

Church of England Diocese: Salisbury

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Listing Text

(North side)

11/141 Higher Farm House
11.7.51 including front
boundary wall


Detached house. Date stones on front wall. "A.W. 1624" and "A.W. 1630".
Rubble stone walls, hipped asbestos tile roof, brick end stacks. 2 storeys -
(originally one storey and attics). Pair of part-glazed doors apparently in
former window opening - (head and remains of mullion survive). Blocked
doorway left of this. Ground floor has two 4-light stone mullioned windows
with hoodmoulds and casements with centre horizontal bar. First floor has
two 2-light and two 3-light similar windows. Small lozenge-shaped recess at
high level. 2-storeyed rear wing at left end, has tiled roof with stone eaves
courses. Single-storey rear lean-to, with pantile roof. Internally, right
ground floor room has large open fireplace with cambered timber lintel.
Rear door in depressed 4-centred arch. Some deep chamfered ceiling beams.
Low front boundary wall of rubble stone, with cock and hen coping. (RCHM
Monument 14. Dorset. Vol. I. R Machin "The Houses of Yetminster". University
[of Bristol 1978.)

Listing NGR: ST5932410853

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