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Yew Tree Cottage, Tarrant Gunville

Description: Yew Tree Cottage

Grade: II
Date Listed: 18 October 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 103667

OS Grid Reference: ST9219313312
OS Grid Coordinates: 392193, 113312
Latitude/Longitude: 50.9192, -2.1124

Location: Tarrant Gunville, Dorset DT11 8JN

Locality: Tarrant Gunville
Local Authority: North Dorset District Council
County: Dorset
Country: England
Postcode: DT11 8JN

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Listing Text

ST 91 SW -

4/39 Yew Tree Cottage


Pair of cottages, now a single house, that to the south-east C17 or early C18,
rebuilt C19 and that to the north-east late C18. Part roughcast, part ashlar
and rubble, whitewashed. Part thatched and part slated. Brick stack between
cottages. 2 storeys, 5 window range. 2-light C19 cast-iron casements with
glazing bars, except to part of later range which has C20 timber replacements.
Later cottage has central C20 glazed door under moulded stone lintel. Earlier
cottage has part-glazed, panelled door said to be reset from a house in Wimborne.

Internal features: some chamfered beams. Open fireplace with segmental chamfered
timber bressummer with cyma stops. Some internal doors have original wrought-
iron hinges and fittings.

The late C18 range may be constructed with materials reused from Eastbury
House (qv) by Vanbuzgh largely demolished in 1775. (RCHM, Dorset,
vol.IV, p.95, no.17.)

Listing NGR: ST9219313312

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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