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Latitude: 50.9213 / 50°55'16"N
Longitude: -2.2847 / 2°17'5"W
OS Eastings: 380082
OS Northings: 113580
OS Grid: ST800135
Mapcode National: GBR 0X6.56D
Mapcode Global: FRA 663N.V0L
Entry Name: Fiddleford Mill House
Listing Date: 4 October 1960
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1324484
English Heritage Legacy ID: 102405
Location: Sturminster Newton, Dorset, Dorset, DT10
Civil Parish: Sturminster Newton
Traditional County: Dorset
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Dorset
Church of England Parish: Sturminster Newton St Mary
Church of England Diocese: Salisbury
ST 81 SW STURMINSTER NEWTON CALF CLOSE LANE
5/78 Fiddleford Mill House
Manor House, now 2 houses probably for William Latimer. Late C14 hall and
solar with northward extensions to the solar in the C16 and C18 and some C17
remodelling. Coursed rubble, hall roof tiled, solar stone slated and long
north range slated with stone slate verges. Gable ends, ashlar dressings.
North range of 2 storeys. It has hollow chamfered stone mullioned windows of
1, 2 and 3-lights. Brick stacks at ridge and gable ends of hall. West porch
has a 'tudor' arch. Reused carved stonework incorporated in C18 addition.
The cusp arch-braced collar-beam roofs with cusped wind braces in the hall
and solar are outstanding. Hall has moulded, decorated screens passage doors,
and C16 fireplace. The solar has an undercroft with plank and muntin partitions
and other early woodwork. The north range has C16 fireplaces a C16 plaster
ceiling and stud partitions, together with other C16 and C17 woodwork. Scheduled
as an ancient monument. "RHCM, Dorset Vol III" HMSO, 1970, pp 271 - 276, no 4.
Newman, J and Pevsner, N "The Buildings of England: Dorset "Penguin, 1972,
pp 408 - 9.
Listing NGR: ST8008713570
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