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Beere Farmhouse with Attached Buildings at Rear, to North, Thorncombe

Description: Beere Farmhouse with Attached Buildings at Rear, to North

Grade: II
Date Listed: 8 April 1983
English Heritage Building ID: 104596

OS Grid Reference: ST3777405749
OS Grid Coordinates: 337774, 105749
Latitude/Longitude: 50.8479, -2.8852

Location: B3162, Thorncombe, Dorset TA20 4JQ

Locality: Thorncombe
Local Authority: West Dorset District Council
County: Dorset
Country: England
Postcode: TA20 4JQ

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Listing Text

2/118 Beere Farmhouse with
attached buildings at
rear, to North
Farmhouse c1800. South front. Rubble walls rendered with stone pilasters at
corners. Wooden modillion cornice with stone-coped gable-ends and slate roof.
Three C20 brick stacks, one at each gable and one just left of centre. Two
storeys. Three bays. Sash windows with moulded cement-stone architraves and
stone cills. Panelled front door, central, with rectangular fanlight with
glazing-bars. Portico carried on Tuscan half-columns and pedestals. Simple
moulded entablature with castellated top. Possibly mid C19. North front;
tall stone-mullioned windows of 2 and 3 lights with labels. C19. Interior:
corridor hall with wide elliptical arch with acanthus moulded capitals and
pilasters at foot of staircase. Staircase with mahogany handrail c1800.
Fireplaces of white and black marble, recessed lancets in jambs and bracket-
supports C19 1) Attached Granary/Loft to North-East, C18 possibly earlier.
Rubble walls with stone quoins and stone arch-heads with projecting keys.
Stone coping to gable-end. Slate roof. External stair with freestone treads
at right angles to wall-face. Loft door pin gable end with beam and iron
pulley-wheel 2) Attached cottage to North-West. Possible C18 cove. Rubble
walls with stone quoins. Slate roof. Two brick stacks. C20 wooden casements.
The farmhouse with its two rear attachments forms an open-U in plan.

Listing NGR: ST3777405749

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Source: English Heritage

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