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Lower Minchington Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Sixpenny Handley, Dorset

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Latitude: 50.9304 / 50°55'49"N

Longitude: -2.0437 / 2°2'37"W

OS Eastings: 397022

OS Northings: 114554

OS Grid: ST970145

Mapcode National: GBR 300.L3B

Mapcode Global: FRA 66LN.5ML

Plus Code: 9C2VWXJ4+5G

Entry Name: Lower Minchington Farmhouse

Listing Date: 18 March 1955

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1323495

English Heritage Legacy ID: 107433

Location: Sixpenny Handley and Pentridge, Dorset, DT11

County: Dorset

Civil Parish: Sixpenny Handley and Pentridge

Traditional County: Dorset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Dorset

Church of England Parish: Sixpenny Handley with Gussage St Andrew

Church of England Diocese: Salisbury

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5/97 Lower Minchington


Farmhouse, c.1600. Flint and rubble, part rendered with ashlar quoins and
dressings. Tiled and stone slated roofs with end stone copings and brick
stacks. L-plan. 2 storeys and attics, 3 window range. Ground floor has
stone moullioned windows with returned labels, of 3-lights right and 4-lights
left. Central door way with chamfered, depressed, 4-centred head. Above
the door is a small single-light stone window. The upper floor has timber
casements with leaded-lights. To the rear is a stair turret in the re-
entrant angle. Scullery door has depressed, 4-centred head. Some wrought-
iron casements with leaded-lights.

Internal features (RCHM): hall divided from cross-passage by reset C17
panelling; original plank and muntin partition with doors to other side
of passage; stairs of 2 periods in the C17 the later having a moulded
handrail and turned baluster and the earlier solid oak treads radiating
from central newel post; deep stop chamfered beams; plank and muntin
partitions; doorways in attic partitions with chamfered 4-centred heads.
(RCHM, Dorset, vol V, p 67, no. 9).

Listing NGR: ST9702214554

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