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Higher Hewood Farmhouse, Thorncombe

Description: Higher Hewood Farmhouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 4 December 1951
English Heritage Building ID: 104626

OS Grid Reference: ST3557403005
OS Grid Coordinates: 335574, 103005
Latitude/Longitude: 50.8230, -2.9160

Location: Thorncombe, Dorset TA20 4NP

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

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Listing Text

ST 30 SE THORNCOMBE HEWOOD
3/55 Higher Hewood
Farmhouse
4.12.51
GV II
Farmhouse. C16. Rubble walls with stone quoins and dressings. Thatch roof.
Stone Gable-copings C17. One brick stack at gable. One C20 stack at eaves (at
rear). Two storeys. Five-six windows. Stone mullions with cavetto moulds.
Wooden casements. Two doors with canopies: One plank with one window light;
1 panelled with 2 lights. Left door into original cross-passage. Interior:
large open fireplace with wooden lintel, straight-chamfered. Wooden spiral
stair of 16C origin beside fireplace, leading to Solar with stone fireplace
with Tudor Arch, straight-chamfered. Source: R.C.H.M. Dorset I, p.248(34).


Listing NGR: ST3557403005

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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