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Well Cottage, Longburton

Description: Well Cottage

Grade: II
Date Listed: 8 October 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 106114

OS Grid Reference: ST6472712962
OS Grid Coordinates: 364727, 112962
Latitude/Longitude: 50.9150, -2.5031

Location: 15 Spring Lane, Longburton, Dorset DT9 5PB

Locality: Longburton
Local Authority: West Dorset District Council
County: Dorset
Country: England
Postcode: DT9 5PB

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Listing Text


10/96 Well Cottage


Detached cottage. C16 core, with later raising of eaves, and C19 and C20
refenestration. Rubble-stone walls. Thatch roof with gable-ends. Stone
stack at left hand gable, and on ridge right of centre. 2 storeys. 4 windows,
ground floor; 2-light, 2-light, 3-light (C20), 2-light, wood casements with
glazing-bars. 3-light iron casements in wood frames over. Front door, left
of centre, plank, C20. Interior: plank-and.-muntin screen with integral
door head to south end room, C16. Straight-chamfered muntins with intact
top and bottom rails. Fireplace in hall, at right-angles to front wall
and abutting it: timber straight-chamfered jambs C16 and fitting timber
depressed-arch head, C16. Dog-leg staircase with door, on rear wall opposite
fireplace jamb. Fireplace on south end wall, with rubble-stone jambs and
cambered wood lintel, C17 insertion. First floor large stack embrasures,
staggered, on end wall, and at centre of house. Roof: jointed-cruck
construction survives, with collars, with one face-peg, much strengthening
with later timber and bolted.
(RCHM. Dorset I, p.62(6))

Listing NGR: ST6472712962

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Source: English Heritage

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