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Description: Chestnut Cottages
Date Listed: 26 February 1956
English Heritage Building ID: 105301
OS Grid Reference: SY6018985752
OS Grid Coordinates: 360189, 85752
Latitude/Longitude: 50.6701, -2.5647
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SY 6085 PORTESHAM FRONT STREET, EAST SIDE
11/180 Nos 1 and 2 Chestnut
Two attached cottages. Mid C17. Coursed rubble-stone walls. Asbestos slate
roof and C20 Roman tile roof. Stacks at left hand party wall and right hand
gable. 2 storeys. 4 windows, ground floor: No 1 has 2 3-light stone mullions,
hollow-chamfered, with casements. No 2 has 2- and 3-light wooden casements with
segmental brick heads. Upper floor has 2-light wooden casements with glazing-bars,
and with lowered cills. Doors: No 1 has a depressed-arch doorway with straight-
chamfered jambs, C17. C20 plank door. No 2 has the same doorway with a C20 plank-
and-muntin door with one glass light.
(RCHM Dorset II, p.245 (21)).
Listing NGR: SY6018985752
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Source: English Heritage
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