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Outbuilding with Privy Approximately 2 Metres to North of Manor Farmhouse, Wool

Description: Outbuilding with Privy Approximately 2 Metres to North of Manor Farmhouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 9 December 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 108911

OS Grid Reference: SY8471886629
OS Grid Coordinates: 384718, 86629
Latitude/Longitude: 50.6791, -2.2176

Location: Spring Street, Winfrith Newburgh, Dorset BH20 6DB

Locality: Wool
Local Authority: Purbeck District Council
County: Dorset
Country: England
Postcode: BH20 6DB

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Listing Text

The following building shall be added to the list.


(East side)
19/450 Outbuilding with privy
approx 2 metres to
GV north of Manor Farmhouse


Outbuilding with privy. C18, possibly some modification in C19.
Brick with chalk and flint, and cob partly rendered. Roof of
plain tiles with stone slates to eaves at rear. Single storey, 2
cells. South front: centre rendered, right part of cob on rubble
and brick plinth, left part of later brick. On left, board door
with small, 4-pane, glazed panel leads into privy. On right,
board door. Hipped roof. Rear: a straight joint between cells.
On left, diagonally-boarded door. Left return of brick.
Interior: cob partition wall between cells, partly rebuilt in
brick, in the wall, a square, boarded opening with a small sliding
shutter operated from the privy cell. Privy cell has 3-seater
wooden privy, the left (child's) seat smaller and lower, each with
hinged lid; skirting board to left end wall. Roof has log
ridge-piece, of triangular section, and crude rafters, with one
collar nailed in place at right end.
An unusual survival.

Listing NGR: SY8471886629

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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