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Latitude: 50.8028 / 50°48'10"N
Longitude: -2.7774 / 2°46'38"W
OS Eastings: 345312
OS Northings: 100647
OS Grid: ST453006
Mapcode National: GBR MH.YL5B
Mapcode Global: FRA 562Z.1T4
Entry Name: Court Orchard
Listing Date: 11 November 1966
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1287140
English Heritage Legacy ID: 403119
Location: Stoke Abbott, West Dorset, Dorset, DT8
District: West Dorset
Civil Parish: Stoke Abbott
Traditional County: Dorset
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Dorset
Church of England Parish: Stoke Abbott St Mary
Church of England Diocese: Salisbury
ST 4400 & 4500 STOKE ABBOTT STOKE ABBOTT VILLAGE
12/294 Court Orchard
Detached Farmhouse. Dated 1751, tablet under eaves centre. Dated HL
1762 in a fielded panel set into porch. Ashlar stone walls with a
continuous string over ground floor windows, stepped up over front
door. Hipped thatch roof, of steep pitch. Stone stack with moulded
cornice at centre ridge. Symmetrical facade: 2 storeys. 5 windows,
2-light square-section stone mullions with beaded arrises. Continuous
architrave with chamfered cills. Fixed lead lights to most windows.
5 iron casements with 3 tension-bars. Front door at centre with ovolo-
roll jambs. Dropped keystone at centre. Door, plank-and-muntin, studded,
hinged at centre, C18, Stone porch at centre with round-arch entrance
and dropped key. Projecting impost-blocks. Stone gable-coping with apex-
block and ball finial. Datestone, see above. Gable-wall to lane has
2 single-light windows, each with a stone label over.
Interior: Lobby-entrance, with original doorcase stair in beside
fireplace jambs. Double-pile house under one roof, with a smaller
rear-pile. Fielded-panel, C18 shutters and window seat. Left hand
room fireplace (blocked) with chamfered lintel.
Attached front wall, rubble-stone with chamfered coping-stones ramped
at left hand corner, and returned. Right hand end stops at dairy.
Source: R.C.H.M. Dorset I, p 226(2).
Listing NGR: ST4531200647
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