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Schoolhouse Farmhouse, and Attached Farmbuildings, to South-West, Thorncombe

Description: Schoolhouse Farmhouse, and Attached Farmbuildings, to South-West

Grade: II
Date Listed: 4 December 1951
English Heritage Building ID: 104668

OS Grid Reference: ST3677002544
OS Grid Coordinates: 336770, 102544
Latitude/Longitude: 50.8190, -2.8989

Location: Thorncombe, Dorset TA20 4PJ

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

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Listing Text

3/86 Schoolhouse Farmhouse,
and attached farmbuildings,
to south-west
Farmhouse C17 with C18 re-fashioning. Rubble walls with large stone quoins.
One stone gable-coping. Asbestos slate roof. Two brick stacks, at right gable
and just right of front door. Two storeys. Five windows. Stone-mullioned with
iron frames and some wooden frames. Plank door with good, stone classical,
eared architrave, plain ovolo frieze and pediment, C18. Oval window above
with stone ovolo-moulded frame and original pattern of glazing-bars.
Interior: Deep-chamfered beams. Fluted doorcased C18. Tudor-arched stone
fireplace with straight chamfer. Attached at right-angles. Stables with loft
over; barn continuous with stables has tie-beam and collars. Return wing
enclosing yard: cart-shed. Corrugated-iron roof with half-hips. The whole
forms an important group of farmbuildings. Source: R.C.H.M. Dorset I,
p. 248(26).

Listing NGR: ST3677002544

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Source: English Heritage

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