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Talbothayes Lodge

A Grade II Listed Building in West Stafford, Dorset

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Latitude: 50.7054 / 50°42'19"N

Longitude: -2.3783 / 2°22'41"W

OS Eastings: 373380

OS Northings: 89599

OS Grid: SY733895

Mapcode National: GBR 0ZL.RHY

Mapcode Global: FRA 57X6.TGF

Plus Code: 9C2VPJ4C+5M

Entry Name: Talbothayes Lodge

Listing Date: 10 March 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1323646

English Heritage Legacy ID: 106393

Location: West Stafford, Dorset, DT2

County: Dorset

Civil Parish: West Stafford

Traditional County: Dorset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Dorset

Church of England Parish: Dorchester and West Stafford

Church of England Diocese: Salisbury

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SY 78 NW

11/204 Talbothayes Lodge

- II

Detached house, c1890. Designed by Thomas Hardy for his brother and 2
sisters. Brick walls, hipped slate roof with crested ridge. Plastered
stacks with dentil caps, set irregularly. 2 storeys and attic. On main
front, a 2-storeyed porch, right of centre, with hipped roof. Raised panel
door in round arched opening with solid tympanum. Above this, one sash with
glazing bars. Later single storey flat roofed addition left of porch, has
one casement with glazing bars. Right of porch, one sash with glazing bars,
under segmental arch, on each floor. Left of porch, above the flat roofed
addition, one sash with glazing bars at mezzanine level. Left of this one
sash with glazing bars under segmental arch,on each floor. At left end, a
section set back slightly, has one similar sash on each floor. In attic,
one flat roofed dormer with casements with centre horizontal bar.
Internally, cut string stair with turned balusters and spandril brackets.
At rear of stair hall, round arch in square timber frame with pseudo
voussoirs and pilasters. 2 plain round arched openings on upper landing.
Included as one of only two known surviving houses by Thomas Hardy.

Listing NGR: SY7338089599

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