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The Thatched House, Cheselbourne

Description: The Thatched House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 10 March 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 106235

OS Grid Reference: ST7578700210
OS Grid Coordinates: 375787, 100210
Latitude/Longitude: 50.8009, -2.3449

Location: Drake's Lane, Cheselbourne, Dorset DT2 7NT

Locality: Cheselbourne
Local Authority: West Dorset District Council
County: Dorset
Country: England
Postcode: DT2 7NT

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Listing Text


SY 70 SE

2/47 The Thatched House

- II

Former farmhouse, now private dwelling. Early C17, with C18 rebuilding at
east end, and barn converted into living quarters at west end. Banded flint
and brick walls, and some cob. Thatch roof, half-hipped to west and gabled
to east. Brick stacks on ridge and at east gable. 1½ storeys. 4 windows,
2-light wood casements with glazing bars, wood cills, C20. Front door at
the original centre, panelled and glazed, C20. Interior: central hall, now
leading to staircase. Left room, open fireplace has straight-chamfered oak
jambs with stepped stops and mitred lintel with some moulding continued,
C17. Brick bread oven in left jamb. Further bread oven in rear of
fireplace, now broken and blocked. Ceiling beam, straight-chamfered.
Fireplace in right room with brick jambs and rough wood lintel, C18.
Flagstone floors. Upstairs room at left end, has small brick fireplace with
wood lintel. Roof construction, substantially C17 timbers with principals
resting directly onto wall-head. (RCHM Monument 17 Dorset Vol III)

Listing NGR: ST7578700210

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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