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Baglake Farmhouse and Attached Wall to East for 26 Metres

A Grade II* Listed Building in Litton Cheney, Dorset

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Latitude: 50.7132 / 50°42'47"N

Longitude: -2.6306 / 2°37'50"W

OS Eastings: 355570

OS Northings: 90581

OS Grid: SY555905

Mapcode National: GBR PS.JPKR

Mapcode Global: FRA 57C6.BYQ

Plus Code: 9C2VP979+7P

Entry Name: Baglake Farmhouse and Attached Wall to East for 26 Metres

Listing Date: 26 January 1956

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1304834

English Heritage Legacy ID: 105272

Location: Long Bredy, Dorset, DT2

County: Dorset

Civil Parish: Long Bredy

Built-Up Area: Litton Cheney

Traditional County: Dorset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Dorset

Church of England Parish: Long Bredy St Peter

Church of England Diocese: Salisbury

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1/152 Baglake Farmhouse and
attached wall to east
26.1.56 for 26 metres


Detached Farmhouse. C17 house, with south block totally refashioned in early C18
under ownership of William Light. Coursed, squared rubble-stone walls, with stone
dressings. Plain clay tile roof with gable ends. Stone gable-copings with scroll
kneelers. Brick stacks, C19 renewals, at gable-ends, and on ridge right of centre.
South block, with 3 parallel rear wings having C17 evidence. South elevation:
2 storeys with attics. 7 windows, sashes with thin glazing-bars in recessed frames.
Stone cills. Upper central window with a segmental head. East gable-wall has a
single rectangular light with a small plank door. Front door at centre, with
6 fielded-panels, C20. Rusticated concrete architrave, C20. Wooden canopy with
large scrolled brackets in C18 style. Rear wings: east wing with dentil brick
cornice, c.C18, on east side. The rear wall has 2 cross-transom mullion windows
with hollow chamfers, C17, possibly reset; metal casements with lozenge leaded
lights, C20. Central wing with same window type. West wing with brickwork of
c.1800. Interior: south block of 3 rooms' width with large central hall, flagged.
Ceiling-beams roughly adzed. Two front rooms with complete bolection-moulded and
fielded panelling. Integral alcove,, left of centre with shutters. Egg-and-dart
surround to fielded-panel over fireplace. Fielded-panel window shutters, to ground
and first floor rooms with window-seats. Attached boundary wall to east of house,
rubble-stone base and chalk cob wall with a thatch coping. Door into garden with a
plank and slatted door and wooden lintel over.
(RCHM Dorset I, p.41 (3). C. J. Bailey, The Bride Valley (1982), p.39.))

Listing NGR: SY5557090581

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