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Cromwell Cottage, Leigh

Description: Cromwell Cottage

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 31 July 1961
English Heritage Building ID: 106065

OS Grid Reference: ST6204708608
OS Grid Coordinates: 362047, 108608
Latitude/Longitude: 50.8757, -2.5408

Location: Leigh, Dorset DT9 6HP

Locality: Leigh
Local Authority: West Dorset District Council
County: Dorset
Country: England
Postcode: DT9 6HP

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Listing Text

ST 6208 (North side)
9/47 Cromwell Cottage


Detached house. Mid-late C16, altered in early C17 and early C18. Rubble
stone walls, thatched roof with coped gables, brick end stacks. One storey
and attic. Ledged door in 4-centred arch with hoodmould. Date stone over
this IR 1628. On ground floor, left of door a 4-light stone mullioned
window with lead lights, under hoodmould. Right of door one 3-light and
one 4-light similar windows. In attic, left of door, a similar 4-light
window, without hoodmould, slightly dormered. Right of door, date stone
1726. Above the original wall plate 2 timber mullioned windows with lead
lights. Small C20 single-storey lean-to extension at rear. House of open-hall
origin, possibly a long-house. Internally, left ground floor room has large
open fireplace with timber lintel and jambs. Roof at this end of jointed
cruck construction. Heavy plank and muntin partition with shouldered arched
doorway between left room and original cross-passage. Right end room has
large open fireplace with timber lintel. Some chamfered ceiling beams.
(RCHM Monument 6. (Dorset. Vol.I) R Machin. "The Houses of Yetminster".
University of Bristol. 1978.)

Listing NGR: ST6204708608

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Source: English Heritage

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