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Tanyard, Sturminster Newton

Description: Tanyard

Grade: II
Date Listed: 4 October 1960
English Heritage Building ID: 102478

OS Grid Reference: ST7888913926
OS Grid Coordinates: 378889, 113926
Latitude/Longitude: 50.9244, -2.3017

Location: Penny Street, Sturminster Newton, Dorset DT10 1DF

Locality: Sturminster Newton
Local Authority: North Dorset District Council
County: Dorset
Country: England
Postcode: DT10 1DF

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Listing Text

Ham Gate

9/151 Tanyard
(formerly listed as
4.10.60 No 15 Tan Yard)


House, late C15 or early C16 origin, alterations in late C16, C17 and C18
(RCHM). Rendered, whitewashed rubble, timber framing and possibly cob. Thatched
roof with gable ends. Brick stacks at ends and at quarter way in from right.
2 storeys, 3 window range. Ground floor has an added canted bay with a slate
roof and glazing bars. Other ground floor windows are 2-light casements with
glazing bars. C20 porch in brick with tiled roof. Upper floor: left - 2
3-light casements of 6-panes; right - 4-light ovolo moulded timber mullioned
window of 8-panes. Internally, 4 original cruck trusses (apparently full
rather than jointed) are visible in the roof along with other smoke blackened
timbers. Other features include C17 balustrade, some deep stopped chamfered
beams, a heavy bressummer fireplace and an ovolo moulded timber mullioned
window with some original glass to the rear. The house originally was an
open hall. "RCHM, Dorset, Vol III", HMSO, 1970, p 279/80, no 27.

Listing NGR: ST7888913926

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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