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Lake House

A Grade II Listed Building in Thornford, Dorset

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.9239 / 50°55'26"N

Longitude: -2.549 / 2°32'56"W

OS Eastings: 361508

OS Northings: 113974

OS Grid: ST615139

Mapcode National: GBR MS.Q40K

Mapcode Global: FRA 56KN.LRK

Entry Name: Lake House

Listing Date: 11 July 1951

Last Amended: 2 June 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1323903

English Heritage Legacy ID: 105677

Location: Thornford, West Dorset, Dorset, DT9

County: Dorset

District: West Dorset

Civil Parish: Thornford

Traditional County: Dorset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Dorset

Church of England Parish: Thornford St Mary Magdalene

Church of England Diocese: Salisbury

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Listing Text

THORNFORD
ST 61 SW -
9/136 Lake House (formerly
listed as Lake Farmhouse)
11.7.51
- II
Large farmhouse. Dated 1853. Dressed stone walls and Ham stone ashlar
dressings. String over the ground floor windows. Slate roofs with stone
gable-copings and moulded kneelers. Stone stacks on ridges, and on the
2 north gables. Buttressed stack embrasure on the north wall. Two
parallel ranges, overlapping, with porch in the north-east angle. Two
storeys and attics. Irregular fenestration. Mullion-and-transom windows
to ground floor of 2 and 4 lights with cast-iron casements with ornamental
leadwork. Porch entrance to north-east has moulded stone jambs and depressed-
arch head, in a square frame. Spandrels have carved fleur-de-lis of Digby.
ED with coronet over front doorway. Plank door with strap-hinges. Upstairs
windows are 2- and 3-light stone mullions to same design. South side has a
single-storey scullery with slate roof and stone gable-coping.


Listing NGR: ST6150813974

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