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Description: The Martyn's House
Date Listed: 26 January 1956
English Heritage Building ID: 106303
OS Grid Reference: SY7581194397
OS Grid Coordinates: 375811, 94397
Latitude/Longitude: 50.7487, -2.3442
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SY 7594 THE SQUARE (North
14/115 No. 9 The Martyn's
Detached house. Appears mainly C18, but may be of much earlier origin. The
left section a later build - this once the Post Office. Plastered walls,
thatched roof, plastered end stacks and one left of centre. L-shaped plan.
Vertical pilasters on front. 2 storeys. 6-panel raised panel door under
flat moulded hood on shaped brackets. Ground and first floors each have 2
tripartite sashes with glazing bars. In the left section, one sash with
glazing bars on ground floor. Rear wing in matching construction.
Internally, ground floor room at right end has C18 fireplace surround. In
rear wing, some chamfered ceiling beams and lead-light windows, one with
early glass. Several C18 panelled doors. Roof of main range appears of
cruck construction. Possible signs of smoke-blackening. (RCHM Monument 16
Dorset Vol III)
Listing NGR: SY7581194397
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Source: English Heritage
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