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Cauldron Barn Farmhouse and Barn Immediately North

A Grade II Listed Building in Swanage, Dorset

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Latitude: 50.6157 / 50°36'56"N

Longitude: -1.9666 / 1°57'59"W

OS Eastings: 402459

OS Northings: 79558

OS Grid: SZ024795

Mapcode National: GBR 459.7M9

Mapcode Global: FRA 67RF.ZLJ

Plus Code: 9C2WJ28M+79

Entry Name: Cauldron Barn Farmhouse and Barn Immediately North

Listing Date: 21 March 1983

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1323614

English Heritage Legacy ID: 108154

ID on this website: 101323614

Location: New Swanage, Dorset, BH19

County: Dorset

Civil Parish: Swanage

Built-Up Area: Swanage

Traditional County: Dorset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Dorset

Church of England Parish: Swanage St Mary the Virgin

Church of England Diocese: Salisbury

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Cauldron Barn Farmhouse
and barn immediately North
SZ 07 NW 2/28

Appears to be of late C16 or early C17 origin. Purbeck Stone walls. Purbeck Stone
roof. Stone stacks - rebuilt. The original building consists of a house part of
one room on ground, first and attic floors, with an attached outbuilding, recently
used as a stables, continuous with the house, ie. of longhouse or laithe-house form.
The loft over the stable now converted to a flat. To the rear of the original house
was added a 2-storeyed kitchen wing, late C17 to early C18, also with Purbeck Stone
walls and roof. Two-storeyed C19 addition to the west, with rendered walls and
slate roof. Modern addition to east, with Purbeck Stone walls and roof. Glazed
conservatory on south. Other later lean-to additions with rendered walls and slate
roofs. All external doors and windows are modern. Internally, the main ground floor
room has an open fireplace with oak lintel and bread oven, and exposed ceiling beams.
Ground floor rooms have stone flagged floors and early ledged doors. Stone barn,
north of the house. C19, Purbeck Stone walls, slate roof, with coped gables. The
other farm buildings recent or much altered and not listable.

Listing NGR: SZ0245979558

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