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Lake House, Thornford

Description: Lake House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 11 July 1951
English Heritage Building ID: 105677

OS Grid Reference: ST6150813974
OS Grid Coordinates: 361508, 113974
Latitude/Longitude: 50.9239, -2.5490

Location: Thornford, Dorset DT9 6PT

Locality: Thornford
Local Authority: West Dorset District Council
County: Dorset
Country: England
Postcode: DT9 6PT

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Listing Text

ST 61 SW -
9/136 Lake House (formerly
listed as Lake Farmhouse)
- II
Large farmhouse. Dated 1853. Dressed stone walls and Ham stone ashlar
dressings. String over the ground floor windows. Slate roofs with stone
gable-copings and moulded kneelers. Stone stacks on ridges, and on the
2 north gables. Buttressed stack embrasure on the north wall. Two
parallel ranges, overlapping, with porch in the north-east angle. Two
storeys and attics. Irregular fenestration. Mullion-and-transom windows
to ground floor of 2 and 4 lights with cast-iron casements with ornamental
leadwork. Porch entrance to north-east has moulded stone jambs and depressed-
arch head, in a square frame. Spandrels have carved fleur-de-lis of Digby.
ED with coronet over front doorway. Plank door with strap-hinges. Upstairs
windows are 2- and 3-light stone mullions to same design. South side has a
single-storey scullery with slate roof and stone gable-coping.

Listing NGR: ST6150813974

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Source: English Heritage

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