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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: 1118922



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: 104636

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ST 3703 THORNCOMBE HIGH STREET, SOUTH SIDE 7/114 Higher Farm House GV II Farmhouse c.C18. Brick walls rendered on street and rear facades. Corrugated asbestos slate roof. Brick stacks on ridge centrally, and at each gable. Doorway at rear. 1 1/2 storeys with central buttress. Five-six window range, including 4 dormers with C20 casements, weatherboarded gables and sides. Stone coping to North-East gable. Gable-wall features; red brick with open lozenge of burnt headers. One brick and one heavy rubble stone buttress. The gable-wall is a distinctive feature when coming up the street. Sources R.C.H.M. Dorset I, p. 248(24).

Listing NGR: ST3747903141

Selected Sources

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

National Grid Reference: ST 37479 03141


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