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Aller Farm House

A Grade II Listed Building in Hilton, Dorset

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Latitude: 50.8267 / 50°49'36"N

Longitude: -2.3321 / 2°19'55"W

OS Eastings: 376707

OS Northings: 103068

OS Grid: ST767030

Mapcode National: GBR 0Y9.572

Mapcode Global: FRA 660X.79D

Entry Name: Aller Farm House

Listing Date: 10 October 1985

Last Amended: 29 January 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1324259

English Heritage Legacy ID: 103432

Location: Hilton, North Dorset, Dorset, DT2

County: Dorset

District: North Dorset

Civil Parish: Hilton

Traditional County: Dorset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Dorset

Church of England Parish: Hilton and Ansty

Church of England Diocese: Salisbury

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Listing Text

In the entry for



Allen Farm House

The address shall be amended to read


Allen Farm House



2/19 Allen Farm House


Farm house. Originally 2 houses - possibly a unit system, linked by roofing
over a narrow passage between them. Left hand house late C15-early C16.
Right-hand house probably early C17 but altered, and extended to right in C18
or C19. Flint and rubble stone walls with some brick dressings. Hipped thatched
roof; brick stacks along ridge. 5 buttresses to front wall. Flush panel door
in C20 thatched porch. Ground floor has 9 casement windows, one with lead lights,
the rest with glazing bars; some in altered openings. Attic has 10 dormers, 5 with
lead lights, one with cast iron glazing, 4 with casements with glazing bars,
C20 2-storeyed rear extension in matching construction; also a small flat-roofed
extension. Left hand section originally an end-hall house, with 2-bay hall open
to the roof, and service rooms on right. Hall floored over and stack inserted,
early C17. This section retains 2 smoke-blackened jointed cruck trusses, the
centre turns off the hall with braced collar. Part of cruck post visible on
ground floor. Shouldered arched doorway on ground floor. Inserted stack has
stone jambs and timber lintel. Deep chamfered beams to inserted floor. Part of
a second inserted stack remains, with large open fireplace. In right-hand
section, some chamfered ceiling beams. Considerably restored c1980, but early
internal features retained. Front boundary wall of flint and brick. RCHM
Monument 26 (Dorset. Vol.III.)

Listing NGR: ST7670703068

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