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Folke Manor

A Grade II* Listed Building in Folke, Dorset

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Latitude: 50.918 / 50°55'4"N

Longitude: -2.4862 / 2°29'10"W

OS Eastings: 365920

OS Northings: 113279

OS Grid: ST659132

Mapcode National: GBR MW.QFY0

Mapcode Global: FRA 56PP.18H

Plus Code: 9C2VWG97+5G

Entry Name: Folke Manor

Listing Date: 11 July 1951

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1324147

English Heritage Legacy ID: 104812

Location: Folke, Dorset, DT9

County: Dorset

Civil Parish: Folke

Traditional County: Dorset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Dorset

Church of England Parish: Folke St Lawrence

Church of England Diocese: Salisbury

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2/89 11-7-51 Folke Manor


Country house, late C15 or early C16 east wing, remainder of the house
largely C17 with some later alterations. Coursed rubble with ashlar
dressings. Gable ended slate roofs with stone copings and brick stacks
in various locations. L-plan. Mainly 2 storeys with irregular
fenestration. Windows are mainly C17 mullioned and mullioned and
transomed, some having returned labels. There is a reset C15 window
of 2 pointed lights over tne door. The doorway has a 4-centred head.
2 storied, gabled porch in the intersection of the 2 arms of the L.
It has a round-headed arch with a moulded keystone. Internal features
(RCHM): a number of C17 4-centred moulded fireplaces; C17 doors; C17
panelling; C17 staircase with turned balusters, moulded handrails and
square newels carried up as round posts; moulded ceiling beams; C15/C16
roof trusses with braced collars and curved wind braces to the purlins.
RCHM, Dorset, vol I, pp 111-2, no 2.

Listing NGR: ST6592013279

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