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Description: Bridge House
Date Listed: 8 October 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 106175
OS Grid Reference: ST5967310785
OS Grid Coordinates: 359673, 110785
Latitude/Longitude: 50.8951, -2.5748
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ST 5910 (South side)
Bridge House (formerly
11/158 listed as Bridge View)
Detached house. Mid-late C17. Rubble stone walls, thatched roof with coped
gables, brick end stacks. 2 storeys and attic. C18 raised panel door under
moulded hood on shaped brackets. Ground floor has two 2-light and two 4-light
stone mullioned windows with hoodmoulds. First floor has four similar 3-light
windows. Internally, right ground floor room has large open fireplac-e with
moulded timber lintel. Deep chamfered ceiling beams. Arched recess by
fireplace. Left ground floor room has large open fireplace with slightly
cambered timber lintel and bread oven. Deep chamfered ceiling beams. On
first floor, left end room has timber lintel of original fireplace - blocked.
Right end room has original fireplace with cambered lintel and stone jambs.
Deep chamfered ceiling beams. Some re-used smoke-blackened roof timbers
indicating reconstruction of an earlier open-hall house. At the rear, 3 dormers
with oak mullioned windows with remains of lead lights. C20 rear lean-to with
corrugated roof. (RCHM Monument 23. Dorset. Vol. I. R Machin. "The Houses
of Yetminster." University of Bristol. 1978)
Listing NGR: ST5967310785
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Source: English Heritage
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