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Gullivers, Including Attached Outbuildings at Rear, Worth Matravers

Description: Gullivers, Including Attached Outbuildings at Rear

Grade: II
Date Listed: 20 November 1959
English Heritage Building ID: 109152

OS Grid Reference: SY9737177463
OS Grid Coordinates: 397371, 77463
Latitude/Longitude: 50.5969, -2.0385

Location: Pikes Lane, 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


9/135 Gullivers, including attached
outbuildings at rear


Deatched cottage. Mid-late C17. Rubble stone walls, stone slate roof, stone end and
centre stacks. At right angles to raod. One storey and attic. West (entrance) front
has lean-to extension at right-end. Part-glazed door. Ground floor has 3 casement
windows with glazing bars - evidence of former stone mullions. Attic has 2 pent-roofed
½ dormers with casements. Carved stone corbel over door. Main ground floor room has
large open fireplace with timber lintol and bread oven. Some chamfered ceiling beams.
Massive roof trusses, possibly originally jointed crucks. Attached outbuildings at
rear, of similar construction; some roofs replaced in corrugated asbestos. Reputedly
the home of Gulliver, the noted Dorset Smuggler. RCHM Monument 7 (Dorset Vol II).

Listing NGR: SY9737177463

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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