THORNCOMBE FARM HOUSE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1153285
Date first listed:
04-Dec-1951
Statutory Address:
THORNCOMBE FARM HOUSE, FORE STREET

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Location

Statutory Address:
THORNCOMBE FARM HOUSE, FORE STREET

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 37623 03261

Details

ST 3703 THORNCOMBE FORE STREET, SOUTH SIDE 7/105 Thorncombe Farm House 4.12.51 GV II Farmhouse at right-angles to street. Mid C16-C17. Rubble walls with stone plinths and quoins. C20 Roman tile roof with C17 stone coping at gable-ends. Plan: original front doorway to left of centre into cross- passage (now French window). C20 front door well right of centre. Brick stacks on ridge at gables and one C20 brick stack at eaves from front-wall Hall fireplace. Two storeys with 4-window range. Ham stone mullion windows with: hollow chamfers (ground floor, renewed, except one) and ovole mouldings (first floor, renewed). One window breaking above eaves. Interior: plan originally, kitchen cross-passage, Hall, Parlour. Plank and muntin partition on inner left side of cross-passage. Hall: very fine moulded ceiling-beams of heavy section carrying joists. C16. Cut at fire-place end. Stone fireplace with straight chamfer, stopped. Roof structure now C20, formerly thatched. The house is an important example of the cross-passage type with good original features. Part of a closely-packed group in Fore Street. Source: R.C.H.M. Dorset I, p.248(22).

Listing NGR: ST3762303261

Legacy

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Legacy System number:
104612
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

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

Legal

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

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