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Latitude: 51.0469 / 51°2'48"N
Longitude: -2.2215 / 2°13'17"W
OS Eastings: 384568
OS Northings: 127524
OS Grid: ST845275
Mapcode National: GBR 1X2.961
Mapcode Global: FRA 667C.2C4
Entry Name: North End Farmhouse
Listing Date: 3 January 1985
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1324606
English Heritage Legacy ID: 103055
Location: Motcombe, North Dorset, Dorset, SP7
District: North Dorset
Civil Parish: Motcombe
Traditional County: Dorset
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Dorset
Church of England Parish: Motcombe St Mary
Church of England Diocese: Salisbury
ST 82 NW MOTCOMBE NORTH END
3/214 North End
Farmhouse, C17 with mid C19 north extension. Ashlar and squared
rubble brought to courses. Gable-ended stone-slate roof with stone
copings bearing square finials. Symmetrically disposed ashlar
stacks each side of ridge at gable ends. Chamfered plinth. Weathered
and ovolo-moulded string courses. Symmetrical west front. 2 storeys
and attics, 4 bay. 3-light, hollow-chamfered stone-mullioned windows
with returned labels. Upper floor outer bay windows are blocked.
Attic windows retain iron casements with leaded-lights. Lower
windows contain casements with horiztonal glazing bars. Gabled
central porch with moulded, 4-centred head in square surround. Porch
gable has stone coping with square finial. C20 plank door. The east
facade has 2 and 3-light stone mullioned windows and a stair tower.
The 2 storey C19 extension has 2-light, leaded-light casements to the
upper floor and 3-light C20 casements to the ground floor. Internal
features (RCHM): Open fireplace with a moulded, square headed surround;
oak panelled walls with a moulded cornice; 2 blocked open fireplaces;
elm newel staircase.
(RCHM, Dorset, vol IV, p 49/50, no 3).
Listing NGR: ST8456827524
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