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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
Entry Name: Talbothayes Lodge
Listing Date: 10 March 1987
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1323646
English Heritage Legacy ID: 106393
Location: West Stafford, West Dorset, Dorset, DT2
District: West 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
SY 78 NW
11/204 Talbothayes Lodge
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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