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Latitude: 50.9614 / 50°57'40"N
Longitude: -2.2792 / 2°16'45"W
OS Eastings: 380485
OS Northings: 118030
OS Grid: ST804180
Mapcode National: GBR 0WN.LKY
Mapcode Global: FRA 663K.PW6
Entry Name: Thornton Farmhouse
Listing Date: 4 October 1960
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1324540
English Heritage Legacy ID: 102713
Location: Marnhull, North Dorset, Dorset, DT10
District: North Dorset
Civil Parish: Marnhull
Traditional County: Dorset
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Dorset
Church of England Parish: Marnhull St Gregory
Church of England Diocese: Salisbury
ST 81 NW MARNHULL
5/86 Thornton Farmhouse
Farmhouse. Probably C17 in origin with rebuilding of the C18 and a
cross wing of the C19. Squared, coursed rubble and ashlar. Hipped
and gabled slate roofs with brick stacks at various locations.
2/3 storeys, irregular fenestration. South wall has 2 stone mullioned
windows of 3-lights the lower one having a returned label. North
front has 3-light C18 stone mullioned windows. Wide south wooden
plank door under wooden lintel. C19 wing has some sashes and some
casements with leaded-lights. Panelled door with flat hood. C19 wing
has chamfered plinth and moulded cornice. The house has a large moat
and is all that remains of the settlement of Thornton, once a separate
RCHM, Dorset, vol III, p 159-160, no 61.
Listing NGR: ST8048518030
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