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Glebe Cottage and Attached Walls, Osmington

Description: Glebe Cottage and Attached Walls

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 26 January 1956
English Heritage Building ID: 105922

OS Grid Reference: SY7473181764
OS Grid Coordinates: 374731, 81764
Latitude/Longitude: 50.6350, -2.3587

Location: Osmington, Dorset DT2 8NF

Locality: Osmington
Local Authority: West Dorset District Council
County: Dorset
Country: England
Postcode: DT2 8NF

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There is also a scheduled monument, Medieval Settlement at West Ringstead, at the same location as this building or very close to it. This may be related in some way or possibly a different name for the same structure.

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Listing Text


9/33 Glebe Cottage and
attached walls

- II*

Former Ringstead Old Church, converted to cottage. C13 fabric with C18
conversion to domestic use, and C20 re-roofing, window and door
alterations. Rubblestone walls. Clay tile roofs with gable ends. Brick
stack at right hand gable. 1½ storeys. 2 windows, 2 light wood casements
with glazing-bars. Wood cills. 3 light casement in C20 extension at
west end. Half dormers are gabled 2 light casements. Doors, plank door,
right of centre to C20 rubblestone porch. C20 door, left of centre,
with stone seat externally beside entrance. The chancel has a wide
plinth, the line of the original east gable is visible below the
present roof line. There was no east window. Interior: the pointed chancel
arch, visible upstairs is of two chamfered orders. It is largely blocked
but survives to its full height. Nothing remains of the original nave.
C18 alterations, floor inserted in the chancel, supported by a roughly
chamfered ceiling beam. Fireplace at the east end has a chamfered bressummer
and a bread oven at the north side, brick jambs and rear of fireplace. log-
leg wooden staircase with door in beside the fireplace. Attached walls
of former churchyard, coursed rubblestone walls, forming a loose rectangle
and running 30 metres north to south, and 17 metres east to west. (R.C.H.M.
Dorset II, p. 180 (2)).

Listing NGR: SY7473181764

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Source: English Heritage

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