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Thornton Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Marnhull, Dorset

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Latitude: 50.9614 / 50°57'40"N

Longitude: -2.2792 / 2°16'45"W

OS Eastings: 380485

OS Northings: 118030

OS Grid: ST804180

Mapcode National: GBR 0WN.LKY

Mapcode Global: FRA 663K.PW6

Entry Name: Thornton Farmhouse

Listing Date: 4 October 1960

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1324540

English Heritage Legacy ID: 102713

Location: Marnhull, Dorset, Dorset, DT10

County: Dorset

District: North Dorset

Civil Parish: Marnhull

Traditional County: Dorset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Dorset

Church of England Parish: Marnhull St Gregory

Church of England Diocese: Salisbury

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Listing Text


5/86 Thornton Farmhouse
- II

Farmhouse. Probably C17 in origin with rebuilding of the C18 and a
cross wing of the C19. Squared, coursed rubble and ashlar. Hipped
and gabled slate roofs with brick stacks at various locations.
2/3 storeys, irregular fenestration. South wall has 2 stone mullioned
windows of 3-lights the lower one having a returned label. North
front has 3-light C18 stone mullioned windows. Wide south wooden
plank door under wooden lintel. C19 wing has some sashes and some
casements with leaded-lights. Panelled door with flat hood. C19 wing
has chamfered plinth and moulded cornice. The house has a large moat
and is all that remains of the settlement of Thornton, once a separate
RCHM, Dorset, vol III, p 159-160, no 61.

Listing NGR: ST8048518030

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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