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Meadow Cottage Priory Cottage, Charminster

Description: Meadow Cottage Priory Cottage

Grade: II
Date Listed: 26 January 1956
English Heritage Building ID: 106218

OS Grid Reference: SY6783292631
OS Grid Coordinates: 367832, 92631
Latitude/Longitude: 50.7324, -2.4572

Location: 2 E Hill, Charminster, Dorset DT2 9RD

Locality: Charminster
Local Authority: West Dorset District Council
County: Dorset
Country: England
Postcode: DT2 9RD

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Listing Text


SY 6792 WEST HILL (South

13/30 Nos. 11 and 12 12
(Priory Cottage and
26.1.56 Meadow Cottage (formerly
listed as Range of 3 Houses
130 yds S.E of School)


Formerly one farmhouse, now two attached cottages. Late C16 with C18, C19,
and C20 alterations to fenestration, and walling. Knapped flint and banded
stone walls and brickwork raising the eaves. Thatch roof with gable ends.
C20. Brick stacks at east end gable and at ridge centre, and at right party
wall with West Hill Cottage. 1½ storeys (Priory) and 2 storeys (Meadow). 3
windows and 2 windows. Fenestration, Priory: 3-light C19 wood casement;
door, 4-light stone mullion window with iron casements and fixed lead
lights. Label. Upper floor has 3 eyebrow dormers, two 2-light C20 metal
casements; one 4-light wood casement. Meadow: (door) 4-light stone mullion
window with iron casements and lead lights. Label over. First floor has
3-light and 4-light C20 wood casements. Front doors: Priory has a plank
door with strap hinges, glass light. Meadow plank door left, with wood
lintel over. Interior: much altered. Meadow has a large hall with a small
early C19 dog-leg stair with Roman Doric newel. Right hand room, formerly
larger before sub-division by hall, fireplace has brick jambs and segmental
brick head. Mid chamfered ceiling beams. (RCHM Dorset III p70(12))

Listing NGR: SY6782892630

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Source: English Heritage

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