THE THATCHED HOUSE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1154233
Date first listed:
10-Mar-1987
Statutory Address:
THE THATCHED HOUSE

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Location

Statutory Address:
THE THATCHED HOUSE

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

County:
Dorset
District:
West Dorset (District Authority)
Parish:
Cheselbourne
National Grid Reference:
ST 75787 00210

Details

CHESELBOURNE

SY 70 SE

2/47 The Thatched House

- II

Former farmhouse, now private dwelling. Early C17, with C18 rebuilding at east end, and barn converted into living quarters at west end. Banded flint and brick walls, and some cob. Thatch roof, half-hipped to west and gabled to east. Brick stacks on ridge and at east gable. 1½ storeys. 4 windows, 2-light wood casements with glazing bars, wood cills, C20. Front door at the original centre, panelled and glazed, C20. Interior: central hall, now leading to staircase. Left room, open fireplace has straight-chamfered oak jambs with stepped stops and mitred lintel with some moulding continued, C17. Brick bread oven in left jamb. Further bread oven in rear of fireplace, now broken and blocked. Ceiling beam, straight-chamfered. Fireplace in right room with brick jambs and rough wood lintel, C18. Flagstone floors. Upstairs room at left end, has small brick fireplace with wood lintel. Roof construction, substantially C17 timbers with principals resting directly onto wall-head. (RCHM Monument 17 Dorset Vol III)

Listing NGR: ST7578700210

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
106235
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Inventory of Dorset, (1970)

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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