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Description: Thornton Farmhouse
Date Listed: 4 October 1960
English Heritage Building ID: 102713
OS Grid Reference: ST8048518030
OS Grid Coordinates: 380485, 118030
Latitude/Longitude: 50.9614, -2.2792
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ST 81 NW MARNHULL
5/86 Thornton Farmhouse
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
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Source: English Heritage
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