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Berry Farmhouse

A Grade II* Listed Building in Bothenhampton, Dorset

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Latitude: 50.7326 / 50°43'57"N

Longitude: -2.7342 / 2°44'2"W

OS Eastings: 348283

OS Northings: 92815

OS Grid: SY482928

Mapcode National: GBR PP.LCK6

Mapcode Global: FRA 5754.LN9

Plus Code: 9C2VP7M8+38

Entry Name: Berry Farmhouse

Listing Date: 19 December 1984

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1213863

English Heritage Legacy ID: 398510

Location: Bothenhampton, Dorset, DT6

County: Dorset

Civil Parish: Bothenhampton

Traditional County: Dorset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Dorset

Church of England Parish: Bridport St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Salisbury

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2/46 Berry Farmhouse

- II*

Detached Farmhouse, of longhouse form, with byre in use. Date c.Cl6
with early C17 ceiling, and C19 and C20 alterations. Cob and Rubble-
stone walls. Corrugated-iron roofs. C20 brick stack at left hand
gable, and on ridge. House is now converted to 1½ storeys. Byre
at left hand is one storey. House: c.4 windows, with early C20
brick dressings and segmental brick arch-heads to ground floor
windows. 2-light wooden casements with glazing-bars, C20. Two C20
dormers with 2-light wooden casements with glazing-bars. Door, at
left hand, wood with 9 glass panes, bowed, C20. Byre at left hand:
a continuous build with the farmhouse. Door, at right hand, plank
stable-door with wooden framing and lintel. Loft door at centre
plank. Loop, left of centre, further door to byre at left hand end.
C19 room at left hand built into the former byre. Interior: Roof
has 3 jointed-cruck trusses with 2 soffit pegs and a lower slip-
tenon. Cambered collar with one peg mortice and tenon. Probably
3 purlins per principal. Ridge-piece cut off where interrupted by
stack, whereas upper purlins continue across sides of stack. Central
stack straight-jointed to rear west wall. Bread oven on west side.
East jamb rebuilt in brick. Inserted ceiling with 3-inch chamfers
with step-and-hollow stops. North gable end wall not at right-angles.
RCHM Dorset I, p 3O(11).

Listing NGR: SY4828392815

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