FORDE GRANGE, THE BARN WITH ATTACHED FARMBUILDINGS TO NORTH

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II*

List Entry Number: 1118937

Date first listed: 08-Apr-1983

Statutory Address: FORDE GRANGE, THE BARN WITH ATTACHED FARMBUILDINGS TO NORTH, WHEELHOUSE LANE

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Location

Statutory Address: FORDE GRANGE, THE BARN WITH ATTACHED FARMBUILDINGS TO NORTH, WHEELHOUSE LANE

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

County: Dorset

District: West Dorset (District Authority)

Parish: Thorncombe

National Grid Reference: ST 36618 04612

Summary

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History

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Details

ST 30 SE THORNCOMBE WHEELHOUSE LANE 3/116 Forde Grange, The Barn with attached farmbuildings to North GV II* Barn. Early C16. Rubble walls with stone quoins, dressings and buttresses. Slate roof with stone coping to West gable. Apex as a small pyramidal base. Open to roof. Seven bays between the buttress (5) with loopholes. Porches on North side with buttresses and pitched gables. Dovecote inserted into East gable wall with square pigeon-holes, possibly C18. Interior: .Raised full and jointed crucks with chamfered tie-beams and arch-braced collars. Three sets of Through Purlins. Porch bay has raised jointed crucks and wind-braces. Wall thickens at 6 feet high to take the raised crucks. Loopholes splayed on the inside. Attached cart-shed on North-West, early C19. Rubble walls with brick dressings. Attached cow-house, later C19. Source: R.C.H.M. Dorset I, p. 247(6).

Listing NGR: ST3661804612

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 104679

Legacy System: LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Inventory of Dorset, (1974), 247

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