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Briantspuddle Cruck Cottage, Affpuddle and Turnerspuddle

Description: Briantspuddle Cruck Cottage

Grade: II
Date Listed: 20 November 1959
English Heritage Building ID: 108499

OS Grid Reference: SY8193293216
OS Grid Coordinates: 381932, 93216
Latitude/Longitude: 50.7383, -2.2574

Location: 2 Dairy Cottages, Briantspuddle DT2 7HT

Locality: Affpuddle and Turnerspuddle
Local Authority: Purbeck District Council
County: Dorset
Country: England
Postcode: DT2 7HT

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Listing Text

SY 8192, SY 8193, SY 8293, SY 8292
20.11.59 (North Side)

No. 31 Briantspuddle
Cruck Cottage.
(Formerly listed as
Nos 31 and 32)


Cottage. Late C15 origin, extended C17. Orginally of open hall form with cruck
trusses. Plastered cob walls on brick and stone base. Thatched roof. Brick stacks
- one rendered. One storey and attics. Front wall buttressed. Modern ledged door
under pentice with stone slate roof. Ground floor has four casement windows with
glazing bars. Attic has three dormers with casements with glazing bars.
Internally, the house was originally open to the roof, three bays long, with true
cruck trusses, parts of which survive. An intermediate floor was inserted in the
late C16. The western room has deep chamfered ceiling beams and a chimney stack of
this date. The eastern room and end chimney stack were added in the late C17.
Traces of a bread oven or curing chamber adjoin this stack. Both stacks have large
open fireplaces - now partly built up - with oak lintels.
RCHM Monument 4.

Listing NGR: SY8193293216

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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