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List Entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.


List entry Number: 1118921



The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County: Dorset

District: West Dorset

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Thorncombe

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 08-Apr-1983

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 104635

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ST 3702 THORNCOMBE HIGH STREET, SOUTH SIDE Golden House and attached 7/113 Outbuilding GV II House. C17 with C19 fenestration and dated T.S. 1855 on 2 window keystones. Chert and stone rubble walls with large stone quoins. Concrete tile roof with gable-ends and hipped corner, with 4 brick stacks at ridge and gable-ends. L-shaped plan, with door on North-East side. Two storeys with the 4-window range at right angles to street. Ground floor windows: C20 metal frames. First-floor: C19 cast-iron casements. Interior: Deep-chamfered ceiling beam with run-out stops. Large open fireplace at rear with chamfered lintel. Attached out-building along street; rubble walls, brick quoins, slate roof. Golden House forms an important group-feature in the High Street. Its curving street-frontage is notable. Sources R.C.H.M. Dorset I, p. 248(23).

Listing NGR: ST3752003188

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Inventory of Dorset, (1974), 248

National Grid Reference: ST 37520 03188


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