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Grighay Farmhouse, Thorncombe

Description: Grighay Farmhouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 4 December 1951
English Heritage Building ID: 104662

OS Grid Reference: ST3804201542
OS Grid Coordinates: 338042, 101542
Latitude/Longitude: 50.8101, -2.8807

Location: Thorncombe, Dorset TA20 4PW

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

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Listing Text

3/80 Grighay Farmhouse
Farmhouse. C17, possibly earlier, with early C19 extension. Rubble walls with
stone quoins. Thatch roof with ridging. Brick stacks: 1 at each gable end
1 below ridge. Plan: cross-passage type with rear wing at top end and
smaller rear bay. C19 extension at-lower (left) end with straight joint
visible. Two storeys. Five window-range: casements with cast-iron glazing-bars.
C20 metal casements to ground floor windows. Large 2-storey porch with moulded
stone jambs, C17, and C18 segmental brick arch cut into the jambs, replacing
original arch. Interior: Plank doors. Rear-wall fireplace with stone
chamfered jambs, and wooden lintel. Bread oven. Two deep-chamfered beams.
Depressed-arch wooden door-head in rear bay, C16. Source: R.C.H.M. Dorset I,
p. 248(27).

Listing NGR: ST3804201542

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Source: English Heritage

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