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Latitude: 50.8256 / 50°49'32"N
Longitude: -2.8873 / 2°53'14"W
OS Eastings: 337603
OS Northings: 103271
OS Grid: ST376032
Mapcode National: GBR MB.X8BH
Mapcode Global: FRA 46VX.F00
Entry Name: The Royal Oak
Listing Date: 8 April 1983
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1153272
English Heritage Legacy ID: 104608
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,
7/100 The Royal Oak,
(formerly listed as
Royal Oak Inn)
House: attached to "Newhaven" C17. Rubble walls with freestone and rubble
gable-wall. Keyed stone heads to windows. C20 Roman-tile roof. Three brick
stacks at ridge, at left, mid-right and far-right. Door at centre into
cross-passage. Two storeys. Five window range with casements. Two stone
mullioned windows with lables in gable wall, one blocked. Wide plank door.
Interior: Hall: wide open fireplace with wooden lintel opposite cross-passage
wall. Chamfered ceiling beams, Parlour stone fireplace of depressed-arch
form, c.1600. Roll-moulded arch cut into this, C18. Roof: tie and collar-beam
trusses with plated yokes.
Subsidiary: C18 graffiti on gable wall.
Sources: R.C.H.M. Dorset I, p. 248(21).
Listing NGR: ST3760303271
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