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Forde Grange, the Barn with Attached Farmbuildings to North

A Grade II* Listed Building in Thorncombe, Dorset

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Latitude: 50.8376 / 50°50'15"N

Longitude: -2.9015 / 2°54'5"W

OS Eastings: 336618

OS Northings: 104613

OS Grid: ST366046

Mapcode National: GBR M9.WJRY

Mapcode Global: FRA 46TW.FGM

Entry Name: Forde Grange, the Barn with Attached Farmbuildings to North

Listing Date: 8 April 1983

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1118937

English Heritage Legacy ID: 104679

Location: Thorncombe, West Dorset, Dorset, TA20

County: Dorset

District: West Dorset

Civil Parish: Thorncombe

Traditional County: Dorset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Dorset

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Listing Text

3/116 Forde Grange, The Barn
with attached farmbuildings
to North
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

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