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Latitude: 50.6678 / 50°40'4"N
Longitude: -2.5161 / 2°30'58"W
OS Eastings: 363620
OS Northings: 85474
OS Grid: SY636854
Mapcode National: GBR PW.JQJP
Mapcode Global: FRA 57M9.MLM
Entry Name: Corton Farmhouse
Listing Date: 26 January 1956
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1304777
English Heritage Legacy ID: 105294
Location: Portesham, Dorset, Dorset, DT3
District: West Dorset
Civil Parish: Portesham
Traditional County: Dorset
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Dorset
Church of England Parish: Portesham St Peter
Church of England Diocese: Salisbury
SY 68 NW PORTESHAM CORTON
4/173 Corton Farmhouse
Detached Farmhouse, former manor farm. C16 features with extensive C17 additions
and C20 alterations. Dressed stone walls. Slate and stone slate roofs with stone
gable-copings and scroll kneelers. C17 stone stack rebuilt at north gable end, C20
stack at north rear wing gable-end. Original range, running north and south with
later C17 additions to the east, at north and south ends. Space between rear ranges
subsequently filled in. 2 storeys with attics. 3 windows to the west elevation,
2 at south end are 3-light stone mullions with round heads, moulded jambs and
framing C16. 5-light stone mullion to first floor, C16. Northern end of same
elevation has 4-light (ground) and 3-light stone mullions, with straight-chamfered
jambs. Ground floor window with a label. Front door, on north wall, rear wing,
2-leaf, C20 with multi-glass panels. C20 porch with sleeper stone walls and glazed
panel sides, pitched slate roof over. North wing has one set of 3-light stone
mullions, straight-chamfered, C17, on north side, and on south side, Wooden
casements. South wing has 2-light mullions in gable end wall. South wall of house
rebuilt C20, after south range removed in 1963. Interior: very largely modernised,
fireplace lintel dated 1684 is a re-used doorhead from derelict Corton cottages.
(RCHM Dorset II, p.244 (9)).
Listing NGR: SY6362085474
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