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Latitude: 50.8376 / 50°50'15"N
Longitude: -2.9015 / 2°54'5"W
OS Eastings: 336618
OS Northings: 104613
OS Grid: ST366046
Mapcode National: GBR M9.WJRY
Mapcode Global: FRA 46TW.FGM
Entry Name: Forde Grange, the Barn with Attached Farmbuildings to North
Listing Date: 8 April 1983
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1118937
English Heritage Legacy ID: 104679
Location: Thorncombe, West Dorset, Dorset, TA20
District: West Dorset
Civil Parish: Thorncombe
Traditional County: Dorset
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Dorset
ST 30 SE THORNCOMBE WHEELHOUSE LANE
3/116 Forde Grange, The Barn
with attached farmbuildings
Barn. Early C16. Rubble walls with stone quoins, dressings and buttresses.
Slate roof with stone coping to West gable. Apex as a small pyramidal base.
Open to roof. Seven bays between the buttress (5) with loopholes. Porches
on North side with buttresses and pitched gables. Dovecote inserted into
East gable wall with square pigeon-holes, possibly C18. Interior: .Raised
full and jointed crucks with chamfered tie-beams and arch-braced collars.
Three sets of Through Purlins. Porch bay has raised jointed crucks and
wind-braces. Wall thickens at 6 feet high to take the raised crucks.
Loopholes splayed on the inside.
Attached cart-shed on North-West, early C19. Rubble walls with brick dressings.
Attached cow-house, later C19. Source: R.C.H.M. Dorset I, p. 247(6).
Listing NGR: ST3661804612
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