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Lower Kingcombe Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Toller Porcorum, Dorset

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Latitude: 50.7902 / 50°47'24"N

Longitude: -2.6336 / 2°38'0"W

OS Eastings: 355437

OS Northings: 99145

OS Grid: SY554991

Mapcode National: GBR MP.ZDMJ

Mapcode Global: FRA 57C0.3V6

Plus Code: 9C2VQ9R8+3H

Entry Name: Lower Kingcombe Farmhouse

Listing Date: 26 January 1956

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1228956

English Heritage Legacy ID: 403693

Location: Toller Porcorum, Dorset, DT2

County: Dorset

Civil Parish: Toller Porcorum

Traditional County: Dorset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Dorset

Church of England Parish: Toller Porcorum St Andrew

Church of England Diocese: Salisbury

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2/136 Lower Kingcombe
26-1-56 Farmhouse

- II

Detached farmhouse with outhouse. Early C17, with possibly earlier core.
C18 extended to south. Some Cl9 and C20 refenestration to ground floor.
Probably Cl9 outhouse at left hand end. Rubble-stone base (to one metre)
and ashlar chalk block walls, with rubble stone gable end (north). Thatch
roof with gable ends. Brick stacks, at left hand gable, ridge at left hand
(former gable) C18, and at right hand gable, C19. 1½ storeys. 3 windows,
extended to 4. Ground-floor openings, left to right: blocked doorway with
lintel over, 3-light wooden casement with lintel over, C19 renewal, blocked
window with ashlar voussoirs and ashlar blocking, 3-light C19 wooden casement,
wooden cills and lintels, 3-light casement, iron with lead lights in a wooden
frame; 6-rib-panel door, right of centre, with panelled reveals; blocking of
a window, with fossilized lintel, enlarged 3-light wooden casement, slightly
right of this, C20. 4 eyebrow dormers, 3-light casements, iron with lead
lights in wood frames, C17 and C18.

Interior: probably jointed-cruck construction, internal inspection not
obtained. Outhouse at south end: rubble-stone walls and slate roof, lower
than main house, -doorway has chalk-block jambs and wooden lintel over, plank
door. Fixed, glazed window higher and right of this, with a wooden lintel.
(RCHM Dorset I, p.253(8))

Listing NGR: SY5543799145

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