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Latitude: 50.8009 / 50°48'3"N
Longitude: -2.3449 / 2°20'41"W
OS Eastings: 375787
OS Northings: 100210
OS Grid: ST757002
Mapcode National: GBR 0YH.MZ9
Mapcode Global: FRA 56ZZ.88F
Entry Name: The Thatched House
Listing Date: 10 March 1987
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1154233
English Heritage Legacy ID: 106235
Location: Cheselbourne, West Dorset, Dorset, DT2
District: West Dorset
Civil Parish: Cheselbourne
Built-Up Area: Cheselbourne
Traditional County: Dorset
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Dorset
Church of England Parish: Cheselborne St Martin
Church of England Diocese: Salisbury
SY 70 SE
2/47 The Thatched House
Former farmhouse, now private dwelling. Early C17, with C18 rebuilding at
east end, and barn converted into living quarters at west end. Banded flint
and brick walls, and some cob. Thatch roof, half-hipped to west and gabled
to east. Brick stacks on ridge and at east gable. 1½ storeys. 4 windows,
2-light wood casements with glazing bars, wood cills, C20. Front door at
the original centre, panelled and glazed, C20. Interior: central hall, now
leading to staircase. Left room, open fireplace has straight-chamfered oak
jambs with stepped stops and mitred lintel with some moulding continued,
C17. Brick bread oven in left jamb. Further bread oven in rear of
fireplace, now broken and blocked. Ceiling beam, straight-chamfered.
Fireplace in right room with brick jambs and rough wood lintel, C18.
Flagstone floors. Upstairs room at left end, has small brick fireplace with
wood lintel. Roof construction, substantially C17 timbers with principals
resting directly onto wall-head. (RCHM Monument 17 Dorset Vol III)
Listing NGR: ST7578700210
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