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Holditch Court, Tower 50 Metres South of Holditch Court Farmhouse, Thorncombe

Description: Holditch Court, Tower 50 Metres South of Holditch Court Farmhouse

Grade: I
Date Listed: 4 December 1951
English Heritage Building ID: 104647

OS Grid Reference: ST3448902152
OS Grid Coordinates: 334489, 102152
Latitude/Longitude: 50.8152, -2.9313

Location: Holditch Ct Lane, Thorncombe, Dorset TA20 4NN

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

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There is also a scheduled monument, Holditch Court Tower, at the same location as this building or very close to it. This may be related in some way or possibly a different name for the same structure.

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Listing Text

ST 30 SW THORNCOMBE HOLDITCH COURT LANE
1/69 Holditch Court, Tower
50 metres South of
Holditch Court Farmhouse
4.12.51
GV I
Tower (remains of a fortified manor, R.C.H.M.). C15 Chert rubble walls with
stone string courses on commer stair-turret. Open masonry shell, with
projecting circular stair-turret at South-West angle, rising above the
present wall-heights. Many Putlog-holes showing on external faces. Line of
former spiral stair visible on inside face of turret. Scheduled Ancient
Monument. Source R.C.H.M. Dorset I, p. 247(5).


Listing NGR: ST3448902152

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Source: English Heritage

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