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A Grade II Listed Building in Shipton Gorge, Dorset

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Latitude: 50.7217 / 50°43'18"N

Longitude: -2.7142 / 2°42'51"W

OS Eastings: 349678

OS Northings: 91583

OS Grid: SY496915

Mapcode National: GBR PQ.64XT

Mapcode Global: FRA 5765.GDY

Entry Name: Sunnybank

Listing Date: 5 September 1960

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1215779

English Heritage Legacy ID: 401059

Location: Shipton Gorge, Dorset, Dorset, DT6

County: Dorset

District: West Dorset

Civil Parish: Shipton Gorge

Traditional County: Dorset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Dorset

Church of England Parish: Shipton Gorge St Martin

Church of England Diocese: Salisbury

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The description should be amended to read:-

Farmhouse, now house. Late C16/early C17 remodelled in C19, when
walls heightened and interior mostly altered. Coursed limestone
rubble; gabled Welsh slate roof with brick and rendered left-end and ridge
stacks. 3-unit through-passage plan. 2 storeys; 3-window range.
Segmental C19 stone arches over C20 door and two and 3-light
casements; to ground-floor right are hood moulds over late C16/early
C17 chamfered stone-mullioned three and 4-light windows. Similar 3-
light window to rear. Interior: ground floor room to right has
survived C19 remodelling: it has open fireplace to left backing onto
through-passage, with chamfered timber bressummer and chamfered stone
jambs; plank and muntin partition with chamfered top rail and muntins
has remnants of late C16/early C17 wall painting with traces of
flowers and arabesques picked out in black. A notable survival.
RCHM Dorset I, p. 222(4).



2/237 Sunnybank
- II

Detached former farmhouse. Mid C17, largely re-fashioned in C19.
Rubble-stone walls. Slate roof with gable-ends. C20 brick stack
at left hand gable; rendered stack on ridge, left of centre.
2 storeys. 3 windows, two are 4- and 2-light stone mullions with
hollow chamfers. Returned labels over and stone cills. Remainder
are 2- and 3-light wooden casements with horizontal glazing-bars
and wooden cills. Segmental window-heads. Front door, left of
centre, plank with one glass light, C20.
RCHM Dorset I, p 222 (4).

Listing NGR: SY4967891583

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