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Description: Bridge Cottage
Date Listed: 10 October 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 103606
OS Grid Reference: SY8987897636
OS Grid Coordinates: 389878, 97636
Latitude/Longitude: 50.7782, -2.1449
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WINTERBORNE ZELSTON STREET (East side)
SY 8997 THE STREET (East side)
16/190 Bridge Cottage
Detached house, probably once 3 cottages. C17, with C18 rear wing. Plastered
cob walls, hipped thatched roof, one brick stack at left end, one right of
centre. One storey and attic. At left end, former cart shed, with ledged
door. At right end a later outbuilding, now incorporated in house. Added
rear wing, single-storey, with tiled roof. Brick buttress to front wall.
C20 oak door in open thatched porch. Ground floor has 7 casement windows
with cast iron lights, some in former door openings. Attic has six ½-dormers,
4 with cast iron lights, one with lead lights and one with timber glazing bars.
Internally, left end ground floor room has large open fireplace with timber
lintel and bread oven. Some chamfered ceiling beams. Centre room has similar
fireplace, with curing chamber at high level. Some chamfered ceiling beams.
First floor over front of this room removed to form gallery, with roughly
shaped splat balusters. Roughly shaped balusters to landing at top of stairs.
Most original roof trusses survive. (RCHM Monument 7. Dorset. Vol.III).
Listing NGR: SY8987897636
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Source: English Heritage
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