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Description: Tess' Cottage
Date Listed: 14 June 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 102763
OS Grid Reference: ST7801917996
OS Grid Coordinates: 378019, 117996
Latitude/Longitude: 50.9610, -2.3143
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ST 71 NE MARNHULL WALTON ELM
4/133 Tess' Cottage
Cottage, of more than one build, probably early and late Cl7. Coursed
rubble walls, thatched roof, half-hipped left and hipped right. Brick
stacks to left of door and at end of ridge right. l½ storeys,
irregular fenestration. Variety of windows: ground floor left are
restored, 2-light with stone mullions; some C17 timber mullioned windows;
1, 2 and 3-light casements, some with glazing bars and some with leaded-
lights. Various blocked doors and openings. Internal features: deep
stop-chamfered ceiling beams; beaded plank and muntin partitions with
some original doors; fireplaces with chamfered jambs and bressummers;
ceiling with intersecting beams and wall-plates. Original plan is
difficult to determine; may have been two tenements and possibly had
RCHM, Dorset, vol III, p 156, no 21.
Listing NGR: ST7801917996
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Source: English Heritage
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