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Swiss Cottages, Witchampton

Description: Swiss Cottages

Grade: II
Date Listed: 4 November 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 107599

OS Grid Reference: ST9893306622
OS Grid Coordinates: 398933, 106622
Latitude/Longitude: 50.8591, -2.0165

Location: Pound Hill, Witchampton, Dorset BH21 5AR

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

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Listing Text


13/140 Nos. 1 and 2 Swiss


Pair of semi-detached cottages, - probably originally one house. C18 origin,
- No. 1 altered in C19. At right angles to road. No. 1 adjoining road, has
plastered walls with some "mock" timber framing. Hipped thatched roof at
right angles to main range, ie, parallel to road. Brick stack near centre. 2
storeys. Elevation to road has the left section set back. In the angle, a
lean-to porch with tiled roof carried on timber balusters on brick base. Part
glazed panelled door. Right of this, - the original gable end - a canted bay
window on ground floor, with tiled roof, and casements with glazing bars.
Small casement with glazing bars on first floor. South elevation has a 2
storeyed canted bay, with thatched roof. On ground floor of this a casement
with glazing bars; - smaller casement on first floor. No. 2 - furthest from
road, has brick walls and hipped thatched roof. One storey and attics. Part
glazed door in rustic tiled porch. Ground floor has 2 casements, one with
horizontal glazing bars, one with bars in upper panes only. Attic has one
half dormer with casements with glazing bars. Lean-to extension at right end
of brick, with slate roof, has one casement with glazing bars. Quite

Listing NGR: ST9893306622

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Source: English Heritage

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