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Description: Chantry Cottage
Date Listed: 2 June 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 105620
OS Grid Reference: ST6573414385
OS Grid Coordinates: 365734, 114385
Latitude/Longitude: 50.9279, -2.4889
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ST 61 SE -
10/78 Chantry Cottage
Detached former farmhouse, now private house, at right angles to road.
Late C16, with C20 conversion and refenestration throughout. Rubble-
stone walls. Thatch roof with gable ends. Brick stacks at gable-ends.
1½ storeys. 3 windows. West elevation has C20 windows single pane to
right of front door. 5-light dormer window over. Pentice-roofed outshut
to left of front door. Front door, panelled, C20. C20 porch. East
elevation has stone mullioned windows, C20 and two C18 2-light windows.
Interior: north room has straight-chamfered ceiling-beam with stepped
stops. Frame for a shouldered doorway, C16. Central room beams with
heavy flat chamfer and stepped stops. Large inserted, and blocked fire-
place. Central smoke bay. Roof: 3 jointed-cruck trusses with cambered
collars. 3 trenched purlins to each principal. The central smoke-bay
is a very rare survival in Dorset. (RCHM, Dorset I, p 268(2). R Machin,
Notes on Chantry Cottage, North Wootton).
Listing NGR: ST6573414385
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Source: English Heritage
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