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Content by local historian Ms K. Archer.

 

 

 

 

 

Ringstead Church School

House Cup

Presented by

Colonel Harvey

1934-1961

Winners

 

 

 

Ringstead School

Boys General Progress Cup

Presented by

Mrs Harvey

Winners

 

 

                 BUILDINGS OF SPECIAL ARCHITECTURAL OR HISTORIC INTEREST.

                                                       EAST END FARM HOUSE. 

 

East End Farm House is a 16th /17th century two storey house, made from carstone and clunch with brick dressings and red pantile roof. A flint with brick dressing porch on the west side has stepped brick coped gable with cut down central finial.  On the south side is  knapped chequer work carstone, flint and pink clunch. Brick coped parapets divide from  north and south.                                                                                                                                                                                                                              

Ground floor has one 3 light 20th century casement, set in narrowed surrounds of 2 former 18th century sashes, with quoins and flat brick arches surviving. Two 2 light casements in rectangular 17th century brick openings. East End Farm house is still in use today as a working farm.                                                                        

 

     

 

                               

                                        

 

                                                 THE WHITE HOUSE.

The White House is a late18th century whitewashed brick 2 storey 5 bay farm house with an orange pantile roof. Central 2 leaf door with 2 upper panels glazed with open pediment canopy on simple console brackets. A 2 story addition to the west has a whitewashed ground floor with single boarded door. More alterations have been added in this century.

          

 

 

 

     The White House as it stands today 29 Jan 2011 minus its white coat.

 

                                                                

 

 

             

                                               THE GIN TRAP INN.

 

The Gin Trap Inn is a 17th century inn with 19th century details. Built from clunch with brick dressings whitewashed and a red pantile roof. Two 3 light and 1 two light ground floor arch headed casements, 2 three light and 1 two light casements on the first floor and lean-to additions on the north and south sides complete the front view.                                            

THE LODGE

 

 

The lodge is an 18th century farm house. Built from buff-grey gault brick sporting a pan tile roof, it has two storey's with a lean-to wing on the north side sporting a 2 light arched casement. The 2 ground floor windows and 3 first floor windows on the main building are wooden casement cross windows with glazing bars with the ground floor windows under flat brick arches and the first floor ones straight headed. A central entrance with inserted 20 century door completes the front view. Brick coped parapet end gables with stacks and brick dentil eaves cornice combine to complete this fine building.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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