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Latitude: 50.9147 / 50°54'52"N
Longitude: -2.5659 / 2°33'57"W
OS Eastings: 360315
OS Northings: 112956
OS Grid: ST603129
Mapcode National: GBR MR.QRRL
Mapcode Global: FRA 56JP.D6N
Entry Name: The Cottage
Listing Date: 11 July 1951
Last Amended: 2 June 1986
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1323905
English Heritage Legacy ID: 105686
Location: Thornford, West Dorset, Dorset, DT9
District: West Dorset
Civil Parish: Thornford
Built-Up Area: Thornford
Traditional County: Dorset
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Dorset
Church of England Parish: Thornford St Mary Magdalene
Church of England Diocese: Salisbury
LONGFORD ROAD (east side)
The Cottage (formerly
17/145 listed as Thornford
Former farmhouse, now private house. Late C17, with gabled datestone
I.M. 1785 (possible date of repair). Coursed rubble-stone walls, with
Ham stone dressings. Thatch roof, hipped at left hand and gabled at right
hand, with a stone gable-coping. Brick stack at ridge centre. Stone stack
and cornice at right hand gable. Two storeys. 3 windows, hollow-chamfered
stone mullions of 3 and 4 lights, hollow-chamfered stone mullions with separate
labels, returned, over ground floor windows. Iron casements with lead lights.
Front doorway, right of centre, with straight-chamfered jambs and depressed-arch
head. Separate label over, C17. Plank-and-muntin door, C20. Interior: open
fireplace backs onto cross-passage, fireplace has stone jambs and a cambered
straight-chamfered wood lintel. Bread oven. Right end room also has an open
fireplace, straight-chamfered jambs and depressed-arch head, C17. Mid-chamfered
ceiling-beams with stepped stops. (RCHM, Dorset I, p 250(8)).
Listing NGR: ST6031512956
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