History in Structure

This site is entirely user-supported. See how you can help.

Court Orchard

A Grade II* Listed Building in Stoke Abbott, Dorset

We don't have any photos of this building yet. Why don't you be the first to send us one?

Upload Photo »

Approximate Location Map
Large Map »


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

Plus Code: 9C2VR63F+42

Entry Name: Court Orchard

Listing Date: 11 November 1966

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1287140

English Heritage Legacy ID: 403119

Location: Stoke Abbott, Dorset, DT8

County: 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

Find accommodation in
Stoke Abbott


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

Selected Sources

Book cover links are generated automatically from the sources. They are not necessarily always correct, as book names at Amazon may not be quite the same as those used referenced in the text.

Source title links go to a search for the specified title at Amazon. Availability of the title is dependent on current publication status. You may also want to check AbeBooks, particularly for older titles.

Recommended Books

Other nearby listed buildings

BritishListedBuildings.co.uk is an independent online resource and is not associated with any government department. All government data published here is used under licence. Please do not contact BritishListedBuildings.co.uk for any queries related to any individual listed building, planning permission related to listed buildings or the listing process itself.

British Listed Buildings is a Good Stuff website.