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Worth Matravers Post Office and Village Store, Worth Matravers

Description: Worth Matravers Post Office and Village Store

Grade: II
Date Listed: 20 November 1959
English Heritage Building ID: 109144

OS Grid Reference: SY9735477457
OS Grid Coordinates: 397354, 77457
Latitude/Longitude: 50.5968, -2.0387

Location: 1 Begbie Cottages, Worth Matravers BH19 3LQ

Locality: Worth Matravers
Local Authority: Purbeck District Council
County: Dorset
Country: England
Postcode: BH19 3LQ

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Listing Text


9/127 Worth Matravers Post Office and
Village Store (formerly listed as
20-11-59 "House 20 yards west of Bridles and
adjoining Gulliver Cottage")


Cottage with attached shop. Probably C18 - shop C20. Cottage at right angles to road.
Rubble stone walls - end wall plastered. Stone slate roof, stone end stack. 2 storeys
and attics. C20 lean-to at front with stone slate roof. West (left) wall has one C20
metal window on ground floor. First floor has one casement window with glazing bars.
Attic has 2 pent-roofed dormers with casements. Shop single-storeyed,has stone walls
and stone slate roof. C20 shop window. Internally, main ground floor room has large open
fireplace with timber lintol and remains of bread oven. RCHM Monument 6 (Dorset Vol II).

Listing NGR: SY9735477457

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Source: English Heritage

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