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Description: Golden House and Attached Outbuilding
Date Listed: 8 April 1983
English Heritage Building ID: 104635
OS Grid Reference: ST3752003188
OS Grid Coordinates: 337520, 103188
Latitude/Longitude: 50.8248, -2.8884
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ST 3702 THORNCOMBE HIGH STREET,
Golden House and attached
House. C17 with C19 fenestration and dated T.S. 1855 on 2 window keystones.
Chert and stone rubble walls with large stone quoins. Concrete tile roof
with gable-ends and hipped corner, with 4 brick stacks at ridge and gable-ends.
L-shaped plan, with door on North-East side. Two storeys with the 4-window
range at right angles to street. Ground floor windows: C20 metal frames.
First-floor: C19 cast-iron casements. Interior: Deep-chamfered ceiling
beam with run-out stops. Large open fireplace at rear with chamfered lintel.
Attached out-building along street; rubble walls, brick quoins, slate roof.
Golden House forms an important group-feature in the High Street. Its
curving street-frontage is notable.
Sources R.C.H.M. Dorset I, p. 248(23).
Listing NGR: ST3752003188
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Source: English Heritage
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