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THORNE HOUSE

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.

Name: THORNE HOUSE

List entry Number: 1345736

Location

THORNE HOUSE

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

County: Somerset

District: South Somerset

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Brympton

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 27-Oct-1987

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 263501

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

ST51NW BRYMPTON D'EVERCY CP THORNE COFFIN 3/46 Thorne House - GV II Large detached house. Dated 1882, by Sir T G Jackson: parts of the northern section could be earlier. Ham stone ashlar to south and west; plain clay tiled Mansard roofs with coped gables; ashlar chimney stacks. In a neo-Elizabethan style: west elevation 2 storeys with attic, 3 gabled bays with projecting central porch. Plinth, string courses, moulded coped gables of various fores with ball and obelisk finials on plinths: ovolo mould mullioned windows with transomes: to bay 1 an angled 2-storey bay of 1+3+1 lights with stepped stone roof; to bays 1 and 2 are 4-light windows without transomes or labels to attic; to bay 3 a central projecting chimney stack with offsets, no ground floor windows, but 2-light windows either side of stack to first floor and single lights to attic; projecting porch has moulded semi-circular outer arch and 3-light first floor window, between these being a carved panel with initials JLH and date 1882; cambered arched inner doorway with part glazed doors. South front has 2 projecting square bays with Dutch gables, and the 2+1+3+1+3 light windows have 4-centre arched and transomed lights, with pilasters to first floor on corbels, developed into Ionic capitals at attic level. On north side are some 16-pane sash windows of early C19 pattern, and to north east corner a later two-storey 3-bay block. Interior not seen. (Pevsner N, Buildings of England, South and West Somerset, 1958).

Listing NGR: ST5262717779

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Pevsner, N, The Buildings of England: South and West Somerset, (1958)

National Grid Reference: ST 52627 17779

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