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Holeacre Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Mapperton, Dorset

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Latitude: 50.7938 / 50°47'37"N

Longitude: -2.7004 / 2°42'1"W

OS Eastings: 350732

OS Northings: 99592

OS Grid: SY507995

Mapcode National: GBR ML.Z7PJ

Mapcode Global: FRA 567Z.V36

Plus Code: 9C2VQ7VX+GV

Entry Name: Holeacre Farmhouse

Listing Date: 4 December 1951

Last Amended: 31 July 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1215429

English Heritage Legacy ID: 400647

Location: Mapperton, Dorset, DT8

County: Dorset

Civil Parish: Mapperton

Traditional County: Dorset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Dorset

Church of England Parish: Melplash and Mapperton Christ Church

Church of England Diocese: Salisbury

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8/86 Holeacre Farmhouse
(formerly listed as
Mapperton Dairy )


Detached Farmhouse. Late C17. Dressed stone walls. Slate roof with
stone gable-coping. Brick stacks at left and right hand gables.
2 storeys and attics. 3 windows, 4-light stone mullions (ovolo
moulds). Iron casements with horizontal glazing-bars throughout.
Continuous label, returned, over ground floor windows and front door.
Separate labels over first floor windows. Front doorway, unusually,
at left hand end of elevation, with straight-chamfered jambs and
very depressed-arch head. Plank door. 2 blocked single-light
windows in gable end. Large continuous outshut at rear (original),
forming dairy with cheese loft over. Interior: lobby-entrance with
fireplace jamb in front. Staircase, in inner room, runs longitudinally
up, along inner back wall.
Source: R.C.H.M. Dorset I, p 156(6).

Listing NGR: SY5073299592

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