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Description: Gable Cottage Including Front Boundary Wall
Date Listed: 8 October 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 106127
OS Grid Reference: ST5960610829
OS Grid Coordinates: 359606, 110829
Latitude/Longitude: 50.8955, -2.5757
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ST 5910 CHAPEL LANE
11/109 Gable Cottage,
Detached cottage. C16, altered in C17 and later. Originally of open-hall
form. Rubble stone walls, concrete tile roof with coped gables, stone stack
at left end, brick stacks near centre and at right end. One storey and attic.
Open timber porch - C20, with gabled roof. Ledged door in 4-centred arched
frame. Ground floor has 2 moulded timber mullioned windows with casements
with centre horizontal glazing bar. One similar window at right end with
unmoulded mullions. Attic has 2 hipped dormers with C20 metal casements
with lead lights. Roof of jointed cruck construction. Internally, in
cross-passage, the head and one jamb of a timber shouldered-arched doorway,
into hall. Hall has large open fireplace with timber lintel and stone jambs.
One chamfered ceiling beam. Left end room - at "lower" end, has large open
fireplace with timber lintel and stone jambs - part reconstructed. 2 chamfered
ceiling beams. Simple front boundary wall of rubble stone.
(RCHM Monument 24 Dorset. Vol. I R Machin "The Houses of Yetminster",
University of Bristol. 1978)
Listing NGR: ST5960210827
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Source: English Heritage
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