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Higher Farm House, Thorncombe

Description: Higher Farm House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 8 April 1983
English Heritage Building ID: 104636

OS Grid Reference: ST3747903141
OS Grid Coordinates: 337479, 103141
Latitude/Longitude: 50.8244, -2.8890

Location: High Street, Thorncombe, Dorset TA20 4PQ

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

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Listing Text

7/114 Higher Farm House
Farmhouse c.C18. Brick walls rendered on street and rear facades. Corrugated
asbestos slate roof. Brick stacks on ridge centrally, and at each gable.
Doorway at rear. 1 1/2 storeys with central buttress. Five-six window range,
including 4 dormers with C20 casements, weatherboarded gables and sides. Stone
coping to North-East gable. Gable-wall features; red brick with open
lozenge of burnt headers. One brick and one heavy rubble stone buttress.
The gable-wall is a distinctive feature when coming up the street.
Sources R.C.H.M. Dorset I, p. 248(24).

Listing NGR: ST3747903141

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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