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Latitude: 50.8595 / 50°51'34"N
Longitude: -2.0884 / 2°5'18"W
OS Eastings: 393871
OS Northings: 106663
OS Grid: ST938066
Mapcode National: GBR 30X.0TF
Mapcode Global: FRA 66JT.L7F
Entry Name: Rawston Farmhouse
Listing Date: 26 June 1953
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1324322
English Heritage Legacy ID: 103772
Location: Tarrant Rawston, North Dorset, Dorset, DT11
District: North Dorset
Civil Parish: Tarrant Rawston
Traditional County: Dorset
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Dorset
Church of England Parish: Tarrant Monkton with Tarrant Launceston All Saints
Church of England Diocese: Salisbury
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3/52 Rawston Farmhouse
Detached farmhouse. Late C16 or early C17 central range with C18 east range
and C19 west range. Early range of chequered flint and rubble with ashlar
dressing. Other ranges in brick, of Flemish bond to the main east front and
of English-bond elsewhere. Tiled roofs with end brick stacks. Main facade:
symmetrical, 2 storeys and attics, 5 bay. Greensand ashlar rusticated quoins.
Central bay flanked by greensand ashlar pilaster strips. 4-pane C19
sashes under segmental brick arches with stone keystones. 2 narrow single
light sashes flank the central doorcase. C20 rusticated brick and concrete
porch partially obscuring C18 ashlar pedimented and dentilled architrave.
8-panel door. Early range has two 4-light stone mullioned windows with
returned labels, that to the upper floor having ovolo-moulded mullions and
that to the lower floor having chamfered mullions.
Internal features (RCHM): C17 panelling in original range; east range has
staircase with close strings and turned balusters. (RCHM, Dorset, vol.IV,
p.lll, no.2. Newman, J and Pevsner, N. The Buildings of England: Dorset,
Listing NGR: ST9387106663
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