This site is entirely user-supported. See how you can help.
Latitude: 50.8261 / 50°49'33"N
Longitude: -2.8868 / 2°53'12"W
OS Eastings: 337632
OS Northings: 103321
OS Grid: ST376033
Mapcode National: GBR MB.X8FM
Mapcode Global: FRA 46VX.759
Entry Name: Glebe House
Listing Date: 4 December 1951
Last Amended: 8 April 1983
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1118951
English Heritage Legacy ID: 104605
Location: Thorncombe, West Dorset, Dorset, TA20
District: West Dorset
Civil Parish: Thorncombe
Traditional County: Dorset
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Dorset
ST 3703 THORNCOMBE FORE STREET,
7/96 Glebe House,
(formerly listed as
Detached House. C16 with C17 and later alterations. Rubble walls, rendered
with stone brick quoins to North-East. Slate roofs with stone gable-copings
to South-West and North-East. L-shaped plan with lean-to roof over present
front-passage (North Side). South elevation (rear) 2 storeys. Five window-range
with mixture of casements and sashes, including C18 bayed-out room to ground
floor with sashes and leaded quarries to side windows. East elevation (rear)
2 storeys. Two window-range. Good early C17 mullion window with hollow
chamfers and sunk quadrant to surround. Ham stone. Original casements with
square leaded leights and opaque glass.
Interior features: Re-set C16 stone fireplace with a depressed Tudor arch in
a square head. Four-light hollow-chamfered mullion window, now blocked in the
front passage wall. Stained glass: 1) roundel in front-passage window
yellow and blue glass mainly, dated 1850 and inscribed "Edwardus Denison Sarum
Apiscopus" 2) 3-light Victorian 'perpendicular' window in West wall with stained
glass designed as a commemorative church window for Admiral Hood, thought to
have died in Crimean War. Dated 1855 in a roundel where the inscription
"Empere VR 1855 Napolean III" appears.
Sunsidiary: Fragments of late medieval window tracery from the old church in
the garden 30 metres North of House.
Sources: R.C.H.M. Dorset I, p. 248(20).
Listing NGR: ST3763203321
Source links go to a search for the specified title at Amazon. Availability of the title is dependent on current publication status. You may also want to check AbeBooks, particularly for older titles.
Other nearby listed buildings