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Wren Cottage, Church Knowle

Description: Wren Cottage

Grade: II
Date Listed: 30 August 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 108965

OS Grid Reference: SY9289282581
OS Grid Coordinates: 392892, 82581
Latitude/Longitude: 50.6429, -2.1019

Location: Church Knowle, Dorset BH20 5AP

Locality: Church Knowle
Local Authority: Purbeck District Council
County: Dorset
Country: England
Postcode: BH20 5AP

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Listing Text

SY 98 SW
8/52 Wren Cottage
Detached cottage. Probably C17. Walls a mixture of stone, brick
and plastered cob. Front wall buttressed. Half-hipped thatched
roof; brick stack just off centre. One storey and attic. Open
brick porch with thatched roof; ledged door. Ground floor has
3 casement windows with glazing bars. Attic has one dormer with
similar casements. Main ground floor room has large open fire-
place with timber lintel and bread oven. Some exposed ceiling
beams. Possibly of open-hall origin.
RCHM Monument 14 (Dorset Vol II).

Listing NGR: SY9289282581

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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