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Talbothayes Lodge, West Stafford

Description: Talbothayes Lodge

Grade: II
Date Listed: 10 March 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 106393

OS Grid Reference: SY7338089599
OS Grid Coordinates: 373380, 89599
Latitude/Longitude: 50.7054, -2.3783

Location: West Stafford, Dorset DT2 8AL

Locality: West Stafford
Local Authority: West Dorset District Council
County: Dorset
Country: England
Postcode: DT2 8AL

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Listing Text

SY 78 NW

11/204 Talbothayes Lodge

- II

Detached house, c1890. Designed by Thomas Hardy for his brother and 2
sisters. Brick walls, hipped slate roof with crested ridge. Plastered
stacks with dentil caps, set irregularly. 2 storeys and attic. On main
front, a 2-storeyed porch, right of centre, with hipped roof. Raised panel
door in round arched opening with solid tympanum. Above this, one sash with
glazing bars. Later single storey flat roofed addition left of porch, has
one casement with glazing bars. Right of porch, one sash with glazing bars,
under segmental arch, on each floor. Left of porch, above the flat roofed
addition, one sash with glazing bars at mezzanine level. Left of this one
sash with glazing bars under segmental arch,on each floor. At left end, a
section set back slightly, has one similar sash on each floor. In attic,
one flat roofed dormer with casements with centre horizontal bar.
Internally, cut string stair with turned balusters and spandril brackets.
At rear of stair hall, round arch in square timber frame with pseudo
voussoirs and pilasters. 2 plain round arched openings on upper landing.
Included as one of only two known surviving houses by Thomas Hardy.

Listing NGR: SY7338089599

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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