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Cottage at Leigh Common, Leigh

Description: Cottage at Leigh Common

Grade: II
Date Listed: 8 October 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 106074

OS Grid Reference: ST6171705570
OS Grid Coordinates: 361717, 105570
Latitude/Longitude: 50.8484, -2.5451

Location: Wriggle River Lane, Leigh, Dorset DT2 7BG

Locality: Leigh
Local Authority: West Dorset District Council
County: Dorset
Country: England
Postcode: DT2 7BG

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Listing Text


5/56 Cottage at Leigh

- II

Cottage. Late C18 - early C19. Walls of flint and cob, part colourwashed,
extended to north in brick in late C19. Thatched roof. One brick stack at
right end of original building and one at right end of later section. 2 storeys
simple 2-room plan. Ledged door in verandah type porch with brick piers and
pantile roof. In original section, one horizontally sliding sash on first
floor. In later section, one casement with glazing bars on each floor.
Interior largely unaltered, main room has large open fireplace with timber
lintel and bread oven. Probably originally a squatter's cottage built on
highway verge.

Listing NGR: ST6171705570

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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