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Decoy House, Wareham St Martin

Description: Decoy House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 10 September 1974
English Heritage Building ID: 109007

OS Grid Reference: SY9084592161
OS Grid Coordinates: 390845, 92161
Latitude/Longitude: 50.7290, -2.1311

Location: Wareham Lady St Mary, Dorset BH20 7DJ

Locality: Wareham St Martin
Local Authority: Purbeck District Council
County: Dorset
Country: England
Postcode: BH20 7DJ

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Listing Text

SY 99 SW
7/97 Decoy House
- 10/9/74 II
Detached cottage. Late C18-early C19. Brick walls, thatched roof
with brick parapets to west gable, brick stacks. One storey and
attics. Ground floor has central casement window with glazing bars -
replacing original door, and 2 C20 metal windows. Attic has 2
dormers with casements with glazing bars. Cl9 single-storey wing
on west, of brick with slate roof. 2 ledged doors, 2 casement windows
with glazing bars and one C20 metal window. Internally, main ground
floor room has large open fireplace with timber lintel. Possibly
the Decoy Keeper's cottage. The Decoy Pond, south of the cottage,
was formed c.1634 (Diary of William Whiteway).

Listing NGR: SY9084592161

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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