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Meadow Cottage, Fontmell Magna

Description: Meadow Cottage

Grade: II
Date Listed: 24 June 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 103143

OS Grid Reference: ST8322618381
OS Grid Coordinates: 383226, 118381
Latitude/Longitude: 50.9646, -2.2402

Location: 1 Bleax Close, Fontmell Magna, Dorset SP7 0BA

Locality: Fontmell Magna
Local Authority: North Dorset District Council
County: Dorset
Country: England
Postcode: SP7 0BA

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Listing Text

FONTWELL MAGNA
1/55

shall be ammended to read:

FONTMELL MAGNA

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ST 81 NW FONTWELL MAGNA EAST ORCHARD

1/55 Meadow Cottage

II

Cottage, C17, partially refaced C19. Coursed rubble ground floor; front upper floor
in C19 brick (English bond), rear wall upper floor rendered (said to be wattle and
daub). Half-hipped thatched roof with brick stack part in along ridge right.
2 storeys and attic, 3 window range. Ground floor openings under segmental brick
heads. C19 2 and 3-light casements with glazing bars. Plank door under thatched
porch between first and second bays. Another plank door to extreme right.
Internally there is an open fireplace with a cambered, chamfered bressummer. Deep
stop chamfered ceiling beams and wall-plates. One beam is inscribed 'Charles Hunt
1842' probably indicating the date at which it was encased. Roof structure where
visible appears to be of collar-beam trusses. It appears at one time to have been
divided into two cottages.


Listing NGR: ST8322618381

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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