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

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History

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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

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