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The Engine House, Studland

Description: The Engine House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 13 December 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 109081

OS Grid Reference: SZ0314687727
OS Grid Coordinates: 403146, 87727
Latitude/Longitude: 50.6892, -1.9568

Location: Poole BH13 7EE

Locality: Studland
Local Authority: Purbeck District Council
County: Dorset
Country: England
Postcode: BH13 7EE

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Listing Text


1/71 The Engine House


Former engine house, how used as store. c1842. Brick walls, plastered.
Asbestos slate roof with crow-stepped gable. At right angles to quay.
Single-storey. Pair of ledged doors in centre of gable with, on each side,
a window with glazing bars, all under a continuous hoodmould. Carved coat
of arms over door. On each side, a wing wall linking this building to
Carpenter's Cottage on left and Quay Cottages on right. Each of these walls
has a crow-stepped gable in centre, with carved shield. Large openings with
timber gates below gables. Part of an important group on the harbour frontage.
A National Trust property. RCHM Monument 3 (Dorset Vol. II).

Listing NGR: SZ0314687727

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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