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Glebe House

A Grade II Listed Building in Thorncombe, Dorset

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Coordinates

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

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1118951

English Heritage Legacy ID: 104605

Location: Thorncombe, West Dorset, Dorset, TA20

County: Dorset

District: West Dorset

Civil Parish: Thorncombe

Traditional County: Dorset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Dorset

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Listing Text

ST 3703 THORNCOMBE FORE STREET,
EAST SIDE
7/96 Glebe House,
(formerly listed as
The Vicarage)
4.12.51
GV II
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

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