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Latitude: 50.9239 / 50°55'26"N
Longitude: -2.549 / 2°32'56"W
OS Eastings: 361508
OS Northings: 113974
OS Grid: ST615139
Mapcode National: GBR MS.Q40K
Mapcode Global: FRA 56KN.LRK
Entry Name: Lake House
Listing Date: 11 July 1951
Last Amended: 2 June 1986
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1323903
English Heritage Legacy ID: 105677
Location: Thornford, West Dorset, Dorset, DT9
District: West Dorset
Civil Parish: Thornford
Traditional County: Dorset
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Dorset
Church of England Parish: Thornford St Mary Magdalene
Church of England Diocese: Salisbury
ST 61 SW -
9/136 Lake House (formerly
listed as Lake Farmhouse)
Large farmhouse. Dated 1853. Dressed stone walls and Ham stone ashlar
dressings. String over the ground floor windows. Slate roofs with stone
gable-copings and moulded kneelers. Stone stacks on ridges, and on the
2 north gables. Buttressed stack embrasure on the north wall. Two
parallel ranges, overlapping, with porch in the north-east angle. Two
storeys and attics. Irregular fenestration. Mullion-and-transom windows
to ground floor of 2 and 4 lights with cast-iron casements with ornamental
leadwork. Porch entrance to north-east has moulded stone jambs and depressed-
arch head, in a square frame. Spandrels have carved fleur-de-lis of Digby.
ED with coronet over front doorway. Plank door with strap-hinges. Upstairs
windows are 2- and 3-light stone mullions to same design. South side has a
single-storey scullery with slate roof and stone gable-coping.
Listing NGR: ST6150813974
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
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