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Fiddleford Mill House

A Grade I Listed Building in Sturminster Newton, Dorset

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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

Plus Code: 9C2VWPC8+G4

Entry Name: Fiddleford Mill House

Listing Date: 4 October 1960

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1324484

English Heritage Legacy ID: 102405

ID on this website: 101324484

Location: Fiddleford, Dorset, DT10

County: Dorset

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

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5/78 Fiddleford Mill House
G.V. I

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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