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The Square and Compasses Inn, Worth Matravers

Description: The Square and Compasses Inn

Grade: II
Date Listed: 13 December 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 109149

OS Grid Reference: SY9746777576
OS Grid Coordinates: 397467, 77576
Latitude/Longitude: 50.5979, -2.0371

Location: Wool, Dorset BH19 3LQ

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

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Listing Text


9/132 The Square and Compasses Inn

- II

Public House. Probably C18. Colourwashed rubble stone walls, stone slate roof,
stone stacks. T-shaped plan. Main range of one storey and attic. Porch of
solid stone slabs, with part-glazed door. Ground floor has 3 casement windows
with glazing bars. Attic has 3 hipped dormers with similar casements. At right-
hand end a single-storey range - former outbuildings, of similar construction,
has garage doors and 2 casement windows, one with glazing bars. At left-hand
end a projecting 2-storeyed wing (which also extends at rear of main range),
with plastered walls and coped gable. One sash window with glazing bars on first
floor. RCHM Monument 8 (Dorset Vol II).

Listing NGR: SY9746777576

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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