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Crockways

A Grade II Listed Building in Maiden Newton, Dorset

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.7608 / 50°45'38"N

Longitude: -2.5491 / 2°32'56"W

OS Eastings: 361363

OS Northings: 95834

OS Grid: SY613958

Mapcode National: GBR PV.RFM2

Mapcode Global: FRA 57K2.DQF

Entry Name: Crockways

Listing Date: 20 May 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1287682

English Heritage Legacy ID: 401648

Location: Maiden Newton, West Dorset, Dorset, DT2

County: Dorset

District: West Dorset

Civil Parish: Maiden Newton

Traditional County: Dorset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Dorset

Church of England Parish: Maiden Newton and Valleys

Church of England Diocese: Salisbury

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Listing Text

MAIDEN NEWTON
SY 69 NW DORCHESTER ROAD
(South side)


3/97 Crockways

- II

Farmhouse, extended, converted to 2 cottages and reconverted C20 to one.
C16 former open hall at north end, extended south in C17, and further extended
in roughly C17 style using salvaged material in C20. No straight joint between
C20 work and earlier work. Banded flint and stone walls throughout, including
C20 work. Thatch roof with stone gable-coping at east end, ridge lower at
west end. Two stone stacks on ridge, 2 storeys (east) and 1½ storeys (west).
6 windows in total C20 west end: 2- and 3-light stone mullions with hollow
chamfers and fixed lead lights, all re-used material. At former open hall
(west) 2-light renewed wooden casements with lead lights and wooden cills.
Two storey porch at east end, gabled, entirely C20. Doorway with re-used depressed-
arch head.

Interior: West end, mid jointed-cruck truss originally with collars, originally
two-bay open hall. Ceiled. Open fireplace with straight-chamfered stone jambs,
stopped, wooden lintel with similar chamfer. Bread oven in left hand side.
Plank-and-muntin partition, filled with brick nogging, C20. Ceiling-beams
with 5 in. chamfer and roll-and-tongue stop. In C17 extension, 3 ceiling-beams
re-used from Coombe Cottage, Beaminster, C16, re-used in 1969. Most unusual
beams: slightly hollow chamfer with 7 chip-carved square paterae per side of
the beam, stops carved by present owner.
(RCHM. Dorset I, p.153 (13).)


Listing NGR: SY6136395834

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