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The Cottage

A Grade II Listed Building in Thornford, Dorset

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.9147 / 50°54'52"N

Longitude: -2.5659 / 2°33'57"W

OS Eastings: 360315

OS Northings: 112956

OS Grid: ST603129

Mapcode National: GBR MR.QRRL

Mapcode Global: FRA 56JP.D6N

Entry Name: The Cottage

Listing Date: 11 July 1951

Last Amended: 2 June 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1323905

English Heritage Legacy ID: 105686

Location: Thornford, West Dorset, Dorset, DT9

County: Dorset

District: West Dorset

Civil Parish: Thornford

Built-Up Area: 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
LONGFORD ROAD (east side)
ST 6012
The Cottage (formerly
17/145 listed as Thornford
11.7.51 Cottage)

GV II

Former farmhouse, now private house. Late C17, with gabled datestone
I.M. 1785 (possible date of repair). Coursed rubble-stone walls, with
Ham stone dressings. Thatch roof, hipped at left hand and gabled at right
hand, with a stone gable-coping. Brick stack at ridge centre. Stone stack
and cornice at right hand gable. Two storeys. 3 windows, hollow-chamfered
stone mullions of 3 and 4 lights, hollow-chamfered stone mullions with separate
labels, returned, over ground floor windows. Iron casements with lead lights.
Front doorway, right of centre, with straight-chamfered jambs and depressed-arch
head. Separate label over, C17. Plank-and-muntin door, C20. Interior: open
fireplace backs onto cross-passage, fireplace has stone jambs and a cambered
straight-chamfered wood lintel. Bread oven. Right end room also has an open
fireplace, straight-chamfered jambs and depressed-arch head, C17. Mid-chamfered
ceiling-beams with stepped stops. (RCHM, Dorset I, p 250(8)).


Listing NGR: ST6031512956

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