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Latitude: 50.838 / 50°50'16"N
Longitude: -2.9021 / 2°54'7"W
OS Eastings: 336573
OS Northings: 104658
OS Grid: ST365046
Mapcode National: GBR M9.WJLB
Mapcode Global: FRA 46TW.F6R
Entry Name: Forde Grange, and Two Attached Cottages
Listing Date: 8 April 1983
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1153431
English Heritage Legacy ID: 104678
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
3/115 Forde Grange, and
Two attached cottages
Former Farmhouse. C16 or earlier core, with C17 and later alterations. Rubble
walls with stone quoins and stone copings to gable-ends. Slate roof with
2 brick stacks at ridge. 1½ storeys. Seven window-range: casements with
wooden frames and glazing-bars. Six half-dormers with pitched slate roofs
and bargeboards, C19. Straight joint between windows 4 and 5 from left.
Porch towards left hand with elliptical-headed arch key and imposts, all of
stone. Interior (right hand): excellent studded plank door with strap-hinges,
C16 or C17. Plastered-over crucks (left hand). Ceiling beams, heavily
moulded on vertical sides and chamfered off. Datestone over blocked fireplace:
"Esq F.G. 1749" 3 sets of crucks. Source: R.C.H.M. Dorset I, p. 247(6).
Listing NGR: ST3657304658
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