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Pyt House and Attached Front Walls, Thornford

Description: Pyt House and Attached Front Walls

Grade: II
Date Listed: 11 July 1951
English Heritage Building ID: 105694

OS Grid Reference: ST6045813100
OS Grid Coordinates: 360458, 113100
Latitude/Longitude: 50.9160, -2.5638

Location: Pound Road, Thornford, Dorset DT9 6QB

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

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Listing Text

ST 6013-6113 POUND ROAD (east side)
16/153 Pyt House and attached
front walls

Detached house. Late C17. Dressed stone walls, with Ham stone dressings
and strings, and ashlar quoins, large thatch roof with gable ends and
stone gable-copings. Brick stacks at gable-ends, rebuilt C19. Two
storeys and attics. 4 windows, hollow-chamfered stone mullions of 4, 2,
2, 4 lights to ground floor, and 3, 2, 2, 3 lights to first floor. Iron
casements with horizontal glazing-bars. Continuous label to ground floor,
stepped up over doorway. 3 separate labels, central combining two, over
the first floor windows. Front doorway at centre with straight-chamfered
jambs and depressed-arch head. Plank door with two lights. Interior:
3 units, with large central hall. North room has a stone fireplace with
straight-chamfered jambs and cambered head, late C17. Mid-chamfered
ceiling-beams with run-out stops. First floor, has some plank-and-muntin
partitioning from landing south, C17. Flagstone floor in Hall. Attached
brick sleeper-walls to front garden, stone-coped with C19 iron railings
and gateway, brick return walls to house also stone-coped.
(RCHM, Dorset I, p 251(12)).

Listing NGR: ST6045813100

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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