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The Thatched House

A Grade II Listed Building in Cheselbourne, Dorset

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Latitude: 50.8009 / 50°48'3"N

Longitude: -2.3449 / 2°20'41"W

OS Eastings: 375787

OS Northings: 100210

OS Grid: ST757002

Mapcode National: GBR 0YH.MZ9

Mapcode Global: FRA 56ZZ.88F

Entry Name: The Thatched House

Listing Date: 10 March 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1154233

English Heritage Legacy ID: 106235

Location: Cheselbourne, West Dorset, Dorset, DT2

County: Dorset

District: West Dorset

Civil Parish: Cheselbourne

Built-Up Area: Cheselbourne

Traditional County: Dorset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Dorset

Church of England Parish: Cheselborne St Martin

Church of England Diocese: Salisbury

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Listing Text


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

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