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Grighay Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Thorncombe, Dorset

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.8101 / 50°48'36"N

Longitude: -2.8807 / 2°52'50"W

OS Eastings: 338042

OS Northings: 101542

OS Grid: ST380015

Mapcode National: GBR MB.YB0H

Mapcode Global: FRA 46VY.PJL

Entry Name: Grighay Farmhouse

Listing Date: 4 December 1951

Last Amended: 8 April 1983

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1324099

English Heritage Legacy ID: 104662

Location: Thorncombe, West Dorset, Dorset, TA20

County: Dorset

District: West Dorset

Civil Parish: Thorncombe

Traditional County: Dorset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Dorset

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Listing Text

ST 30 SE THORNCOMBE SADBOROW
3/80 Grighay Farmhouse
4.12.51
II
Farmhouse. C17, possibly earlier, with early C19 extension. Rubble walls with
stone quoins. Thatch roof with ridging. Brick stacks: 1 at each gable end
1 below ridge. Plan: cross-passage type with rear wing at top end and
smaller rear bay. C19 extension at-lower (left) end with straight joint
visible. Two storeys. Five window-range: casements with cast-iron glazing-bars.
C20 metal casements to ground floor windows. Large 2-storey porch with moulded
stone jambs, C17, and C18 segmental brick arch cut into the jambs, replacing
original arch. Interior: Plank doors. Rear-wall fireplace with stone
chamfered jambs, and wooden lintel. Bread oven. Two deep-chamfered beams.
Depressed-arch wooden door-head in rear bay, C16. Source: R.C.H.M. Dorset I,
p. 248(27).


Listing NGR: ST3804201542

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