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Blatchford's Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Fontmell Magna, Dorset

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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

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1324624

English Heritage Legacy ID: 103145

Location: Fontmell Magna, Dorset, Dorset, SP7

County: Dorset

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

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Listing Text


shall be ammended to read:



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

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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