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Description: 52, Church Road
Date Listed: 12 October 1970
English Heritage Building ID: 103113
OS Grid Reference: ST8582708472
OS Grid Coordinates: 385827, 108472
Latitude/Longitude: 50.8756, -2.2028
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ST 80 NE DURWESTON CHURCH ROAD (South-west
6/25 No. 52
Cottage, C17 with C19/early C20 alterations. Flint, rubble, rendering and
timber-framing with stone and brick dressings. Half-hipped, thatched roof.
Brick stack to left of centre. 1½ storeys, irregular fenestration. To the
left is a C19 sash with vertical glazing-bars to the right of which is a C20
plain window. Central is a 4-light stone-mullioned window with hollow-chamfered
jambs and mullions and a weathered hood-mould. The outer lights have leaded
glazing. Right of range has 2-light casement with segmental brick head.
Part-glazed plank door right of centre. The upper floor has timber framing
with a tension brace exposed to the left. Central is a rebuilt dormer with
a C19 6-pane sash. The right gable wall was rebuilt probably early C20 in
stretcher bond brickwork after a collapse. Interior features: deep chamfered
ceiling beams, some with cymastops; main room fireplace with chamfered, 4-centred,
timber bressummer and continuous stone jambs; recess for former newel stair;
southern ground floor room has open fireplace; upper floor room has stone 4-centred
head fireplace bearing C18 graffitti; doorways with pointed heads; many original
roof timbers. (RCHM, Dorset, vol. III, p. 91, no. 4)
Listing NGR: ST8582708472
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Source: English Heritage
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