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Corner Cottages, Witchampton

Description: Corner Cottages

Grade: II
Date Listed: 4 November 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 107580

OS Grid Reference: ST9887606585
OS Grid Coordinates: 398876, 106585
Latitude/Longitude: 50.8588, -2.0173

Location: Pound Hill, Witchampton, Dorset BH21 5AW

Locality: Witchampton
Local Authority: East Dorset District Council
County: Dorset
Country: England
Postcode: BH21 5AW

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Listing Text


13/121 Nos 1 to 4 (consec)
Corner Cottages


Block of 4 estate cottages, - originally 6 almshouses. Mid-C19. Brick walls,
hipped tiled roofs, brick stacks spaced along ridge, with oversailing caps and
arched recessed panels. Single storey. L-shaped plan. Elevation to Pound
Lane has, in centre, a raised gable above a double hipped porch; the lower
walls of this of brick, the upper walls glazed with shaped brackets supporting
the eaves. 2 ledged doors. At right end a similar, single porch, with one
ledged door. On this front, 3 casements with glazing bars under segmental
arches. Small lower extension at left end, with glazed door. East elevation
has, in centre, a slightly projecting gabled section, containing one casement
with glazing bars and, above this, a recessed 4 centred arched panel. On each
side of this a gabled porch, with lower walls of brick, upper walls glazed,
with ornamental brackets supporting the eaves. Left porch has, in gable, a
crowned "A". Ledged doors under 4 centred arches to both porches. Along this
front a total of 5 casements with glazing bars under 4 centred arches.

Listing NGR: ST9887606585

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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