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Forde Grange, the Barn with Attached Farmbuildings to North, Thorncombe

Description: Forde Grange, the Barn with Attached Farmbuildings to North

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 8 April 1983
English Heritage Building ID: 104679

OS Grid Reference: ST3661804612
OS Grid Coordinates: 336618, 104612
Latitude/Longitude: 50.8376, -2.9015

Location: Park Lane, Thorncombe, Dorset TA20 4NQ

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

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Listing Text

ST 30 SE THORNCOMBE WHEELHOUSE LANE
3/116 Forde Grange, The Barn
with attached farmbuildings
to North
GV II*
Barn. Early C16. Rubble walls with stone quoins, dressings and buttresses.
Slate roof with stone coping to West gable. Apex as a small pyramidal base.
Open to roof. Seven bays between the buttress (5) with loopholes. Porches
on North side with buttresses and pitched gables. Dovecote inserted into
East gable wall with square pigeon-holes, possibly C18. Interior: .Raised
full and jointed crucks with chamfered tie-beams and arch-braced collars.
Three sets of Through Purlins. Porch bay has raised jointed crucks and
wind-braces. Wall thickens at 6 feet high to take the raised crucks.
Loopholes splayed on the inside.
Attached cart-shed on North-West, early C19. Rubble walls with brick dressings.
Attached cow-house, later C19. Source: R.C.H.M. Dorset I, p. 247(6).


Listing NGR: ST3661804612

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Source: English Heritage

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