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1, 2 and 3, the Green, Tolpuddle

Description: 1, 2 and 3, the Green

Grade: II
Date Listed: 26 January 1956
English Heritage Building ID: 106375

OS Grid Reference: SY7919594457
OS Grid Coordinates: 379195, 94457
Latitude/Longitude: 50.7493, -2.2963

Location: Southover Lane, Tolpuddle, Dorset DT2 7EX

Locality: Tolpuddle
Local Authority: West Dorset District Council
County: Dorset
Country: England
Postcode: DT2 7EX

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Listing Text


15/186 Nos 1, 2 and 3
(formerly listed as
26.1.56 "Range of 3 Cottages
30 yards of School
including Beechcote
and No. 2")


Terrace of 3 cottages. Nos 1 and 2 probably C17 origin. No. 3 late C15
early C16. Plastered cob walls, hipped thatched roofs, brick stacks along
ridge. One storey and attics. No. 1 at left end, has one stack at right
end and one right of centre. Flush panel door in hipped thatched porch.
Ground floor has 3 casements with centre horizontal bar. Attic has one
dormer with similar casements. Internally, large central chimney stack -
fireplace built up. No. 2, in centre, has shared stack at left end. Ledged
door. Ground floor has one casement with glazing bars, one with centre
horizontal bar, and 2 metal casements. Attic has three half dormers, with
casements with centre horizontal bar. Interior not inspected, but in view
of age of No. 3 may contain features of interest. No. 3 at right end,
originally a long-house of open hall form - ie house with attached byre on
right. This now incorporated in the house, but roof at lower level. Half
hipped thatched roof. One brick stack at right end of house part and one,
C20, inserted in byre. Ribbed ledged door. Ground floor has 4 casements
with glazing bars - 2 of these in byre. Attic has 2 full and one half
dormer - all with casements with glazing bars. Small single storey porch
wing at rear. Internally, main ground floor room has large open fireplace
with timber lintel and bread oven. Remains of true cruck truss adjoining
byre. (RCHM Monument 3. Dorset Vol III)

Listing NGR: SY7920594457

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Source: English Heritage

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