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Lower Dairy Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Nether Compton, Sherborne, Dorset

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Latitude: 50.955 / 50°57'18"N

Longitude: -2.5739 / 2°34'26"W

OS Eastings: 359785

OS Northings: 117445

OS Grid: ST597174

Mapcode National: GBR MR.N3QP

Mapcode Global: FRA 56HL.92F

Plus Code: 9C2VXC4G+2C

Entry Name: Lower Dairy Farmhouse

Listing Date: 11 July 1951

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1323909

English Heritage Legacy ID: 105601

Location: Nether Compton, Dorset, DT9

County: Dorset

District: West Dorset

Civil Parish: Nether Compton

Built-Up Area: Nether Compton

Traditional County: Dorset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Dorset

Church of England Parish: Over Compton and Nether Compton St Michael

Church of England Diocese: Salisbury

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Listing Text

13/61 Lower Dairy Farmhouse

Former farmhouse, now private dwelling. Dated A 1661 RR, WR, TH on stone
in front wall, with C19 and C20 refenestration. Coursed rubble stone walls.
Roman-tile roof with gable-ends. Stone gable-copings at right hand gable,
and at front gable. Brick stacks at left gable, ridge centre. Right gable
stack taken down. Two storeys. 2 windows, to right of front range; which
projects at right angles. 3-light casement, leaded, top left. 12 pane and
16 pane sashes with glazing-bars, wood lintels. Front range: 1½ storeys,
two 3-light C20 casements with glazing-bars. Rear elevation, has the main
door position in C19 extension, altered, C20, at rear. Plank door in wood
frame. Interior: flagstone floors. Mid-chamfered ceiling-beams. Open
stone fireplace, early C16 reset perhaps, has moulded stone jambes and
straight-chamfered Tudor arch head. Single large lintel block, and bowtell-
moulded stone cornice over. (RCHM, Dorset I, p 102(8)).

Listing NGR: ST5978517445

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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