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The Royal Oak, Thorncombe

Description: The Royal Oak

Grade: II
Date Listed: 8 April 1983
English Heritage Building ID: 104608

OS Grid Reference: ST3760303271
OS Grid Coordinates: 337603, 103271
Latitude/Longitude: 50.8256, -2.8873

Location: Fore Street, Thorncombe, Dorset TA20 4NF

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

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Listing Text

ST 3703 THORNCOMBE FORE STREET,
NORTH SIDE
7/100 The Royal Oak,
(formerly listed as
Royal Oak Inn)
GV II
House: attached to "Newhaven" C17. Rubble walls with freestone and rubble
gable-wall. Keyed stone heads to windows. C20 Roman-tile roof. Three brick
stacks at ridge, at left, mid-right and far-right. Door at centre into
cross-passage. Two storeys. Five window range with casements. Two stone
mullioned windows with lables in gable wall, one blocked. Wide plank door.
Interior: Hall: wide open fireplace with wooden lintel opposite cross-passage
wall. Chamfered ceiling beams, Parlour stone fireplace of depressed-arch
form, c.1600. Roll-moulded arch cut into this, C18. Roof: tie and collar-beam
trusses with plated yokes.
Subsidiary: C18 graffiti on gable wall.
Sources: R.C.H.M. Dorset I, p. 248(21).


Listing NGR: ST3760303271

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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