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Latitude: 50.9663 / 50°57'58"N
Longitude: -2.2318 / 2°13'54"W
OS Eastings: 383819
OS Northings: 118565
OS Grid: ST838185
Mapcode National: GBR 1Y1.6LD
Mapcode Global: FRA 666K.BCW
Entry Name: Blatchford's Farmhouse
Listing Date: 24 June 1985
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1324624
English Heritage Legacy ID: 103145
Location: Fontmell Magna, North Dorset, Dorset, SP7
District: North Dorset
Civil Parish: Fontmell Magna
Traditional County: Dorset
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Dorset
Church of England Parish: East Orchard with Margaret Marsh St Thomas
Church of England Diocese: Salisbury
shall be ammended to read:
ST 81 NW FONTWELL MAGNA HARTGROVE
1/57 Blatchford's Farmhouse
Farmhouse, c 1600 with C19 alterations and south front. Coursed rubble with ashlar
south front. Tiled roof with brick stacks to gable ends and to left of door. L-plan.
Probably originated as a three room cross-passage plan with cross-passage backing
onto the stack. One and a half storeys, 4 irregular window range (to ground floor).
South front has 2-light casements with glazing-bars in chamfered stone surrounds
under relieving arches. Plank door second bay from left under C19 porch. Some
leaded-lights to the rear. Internally there is a 9-panel ceiling formed of inter-
secting, deep chamfered beams.
(RCHM, Dorset, Vol IV, p 25, no 17)
Listing NGR: ST8381918565
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