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Description: Oak Tree Cottage
Date Listed: 4 November 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 107555
OS Grid Reference: SU0844608084
OS Grid Coordinates: 408446, 108084
Latitude/Longitude: 50.8722, -1.8813
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In the entry for:
SU 00 NE VERWOOD HOWE LANE
6/96 Oak Tree Cottage
The description shall be amended to read:
Detached cottage. Probably C18, altered and extended C20. Plastered cob walls,
thatched roof, hipped at right end; rebuilt brick stack at left end. One storey
and attic. 2 bays, with side outshut additions and rear wing and outshut additions.
Central board door in added open porch with hipped, thatched, catslide roof.
Flanking 2-light wooden casement windows on each floor, those on upper floor in
eyebrow dormers. Left-hand outshut c.1960 with Welsh slate roof, right-hand
outshut c.1983 with pantile roof, neither of special interest. Rear: right-hand
wing c.1960, left-hand wing and rear outshut c.1983, all with pantile roofs and
not of special interest. Main range has one eyebrow dormer (with C20 casement).
Interior: main range has large open fireplace with timber lintel; old beams and
joists; mortices in soffit of cross-beam indicate position of former partition
between main, left-hand, room and smaller room on right; original cob rear wall
survives within additions; on attic floor eaves plates, crude log purlins and
one principal rafter roof truss are visible.
(RCHM Monument 44. Dorset vol. V).
SU 00 NE HOWE LANE
6/96 Oak Tree Cottage
Detached cottage. Probably C18. Plastered cob walls, thatched roof, hipped
at right end; brick stack at left end. One storey and attic. Lean-to at left
end, with plastered walls and slate roof. Lean-to at right end, with
plastered walls and pantiled roof. 2 single storey gabled wings at rear, with
plastered walls and pantiled roofs. In main building, ledged door in open
porch with hipped thatched catslide roof. Ground floor has 2 plain
casements. Attic has 2 dormers with similar casements. Internally, large
open fireplace with timber lintel. Some exposed ceiling beams. (R.C.H.M.
Monument 44. Dorset Vol V).
Listing NGR: SU0844608084
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Source: English Heritage
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