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Turnpike Cottage, Wimborne Minster

Description: Turnpike Cottage

Grade: II
Date Listed: 2 February 1983
English Heritage Building ID: 107108

OS Grid Reference: SZ0126399818
OS Grid Coordinates: 401263, 99818
Latitude/Longitude: 50.7979, -1.9834

Location: B3073, Wimborne Minster, Dorset BH21 1AF

Locality: Wimborne Minster
Local Authority: East Dorset District Council
County: Dorset
Country: England
Postcode: BH21 1AF

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Listing Text

(south side)
No 8 (Turnpike Cottage)
SZ 0199 NW 2/84
Early C19. Formerly a pair of cottages in "Cottage Orne" style. At right angles
to road. Plastered walls roughcast with smooth surrounds by openings. Thatch roof.
Brick stacks. Single storey. The centre section is recessed between projecting
blocks at each end. The east (entrance) front has an ornamental timber verandah
along the recessed section, that roof carried down over this. Two ledged doors,
one at each end of the verandah in the side walls of the projecting blocks.
The west front originally had 2 doors, in round-arched openings - one now converted
to a window. All windows have stone mullions and cast iron casements with
ornamental glazing incorporating some coloured glass.

Listing NGR: SZ0126399818

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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