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Latitude: 50.8255 / 50°49'31"N
Longitude: -2.887 / 2°53'13"W
OS Eastings: 337623
OS Northings: 103261
OS Grid: ST376032
Mapcode National: GBR MB.X8DQ
Mapcode Global: FRA 46VX.F3B
Entry Name: Thorncombe Farm House
Listing Date: 4 December 1951
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1153285
English Heritage Legacy ID: 104612
Location: Thorncombe, West Dorset, Dorset, TA20
District: West Dorset
Civil Parish: Thorncombe
Traditional County: Dorset
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Dorset
ST 3703 THORNCOMBE FORE STREET,
7/105 Thorncombe Farm House
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
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