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The Cottage, Thornford

Description: The Cottage

Grade: II
Date Listed: 11 July 1951
English Heritage Building ID: 105686

OS Grid Reference: ST6031512956
OS Grid Coordinates: 360315, 112956
Latitude/Longitude: 50.9147, -2.5659

Location: Longford Road, Thornford, Dorset DT9 6QQ

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

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Listing Text

LONGFORD ROAD (east side)
ST 6012
The Cottage (formerly
17/145 listed as Thornford
11.7.51 Cottage)


Former farmhouse, now private house. Late C17, with gabled datestone
I.M. 1785 (possible date of repair). Coursed rubble-stone walls, with
Ham stone dressings. Thatch roof, hipped at left hand and gabled at right
hand, with a stone gable-coping. Brick stack at ridge centre. Stone stack
and cornice at right hand gable. Two storeys. 3 windows, hollow-chamfered
stone mullions of 3 and 4 lights, hollow-chamfered stone mullions with separate
labels, returned, over ground floor windows. Iron casements with lead lights.
Front doorway, right of centre, with straight-chamfered jambs and depressed-arch
head. Separate label over, C17. Plank-and-muntin door, C20. Interior: open
fireplace backs onto cross-passage, fireplace has stone jambs and a cambered
straight-chamfered wood lintel. Bread oven. Right end room also has an open
fireplace, straight-chamfered jambs and depressed-arch head, C17. Mid-chamfered
ceiling-beams with stepped stops. (RCHM, Dorset I, p 250(8)).

Listing NGR: ST6031512956

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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