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Latitude: 50.8261 / 50°49'33"N
Longitude: -2.8868 / 2°53'12"W
OS Eastings: 337632
OS Northings: 103321
OS Grid: ST376033
Mapcode National: GBR MB.X8FM
Mapcode Global: FRA 46VX.759
Entry Name: Glebe House
Listing Date: 4 December 1951
Last Amended: 8 April 1983
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1118951
English Heritage Legacy ID: 104605
Location: Thorncombe, Dorset, Dorset, TA20
District: West Dorset
Civil Parish: Thorncombe
Traditional County: Dorset
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Dorset
ST 3703 THORNCOMBE FORE STREET,
7/96 Glebe House,
(formerly listed as
Detached House. C16 with C17 and later alterations. Rubble walls, rendered
with stone brick quoins to North-East. Slate roofs with stone gable-copings
to South-West and North-East. L-shaped plan with lean-to roof over present
front-passage (North Side). South elevation (rear) 2 storeys. Five window-range
with mixture of casements and sashes, including C18 bayed-out room to ground
floor with sashes and leaded quarries to side windows. East elevation (rear)
2 storeys. Two window-range. Good early C17 mullion window with hollow
chamfers and sunk quadrant to surround. Ham stone. Original casements with
square leaded leights and opaque glass.
Interior features: Re-set C16 stone fireplace with a depressed Tudor arch in
a square head. Four-light hollow-chamfered mullion window, now blocked in the
front passage wall. Stained glass: 1) roundel in front-passage window
yellow and blue glass mainly, dated 1850 and inscribed "Edwardus Denison Sarum
Apiscopus" 2) 3-light Victorian 'perpendicular' window in West wall with stained
glass designed as a commemorative church window for Admiral Hood, thought to
have died in Crimean War. Dated 1855 in a roundel where the inscription
"Empere VR 1855 Napolean III" appears.
Sunsidiary: Fragments of late medieval window tracery from the old church in
the garden 30 metres North of House.
Sources: R.C.H.M. Dorset I, p. 248(20).
Listing NGR: ST3763203321
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