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Garden Cottage Glebe House South Wing Glebe House, Corfe Castle

Description: Garden Cottage Glebe House South Wing Glebe House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 20 November 1959
English Heritage Building ID: 109163

OS Grid Reference: SY9523181744
OS Grid Coordinates: 395231, 81744
Latitude/Longitude: 50.6354, -2.0688

Locality: Corfe Castle
Local Authority: Purbeck District Council
County: Dorset
Country: England
Postcode: BH20 5NS

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Listing Text

SY 98 SE
3/11 Glebe House, South Wing Glebe
House and Garden Cottage, Glebe
20.11.59 House (formerly listed as The
Old Rectory)
- II
Former rectory, now private house divided into 3 units. Late C17 origin, altered
in C18, largely remodelled 1800-1820. Irregular courtyard plan. Glebe House,
the west range, has plastered walls and hipped slate roof with central brick stack.
2 storeys and attic. C20 reproduction panelled door in reproduction classical
surround with pediment and pilasters. Ground floor has 2 sashes with glazing bars.
3 similar windows on first floor. Attic has one hipped dormer with similar sashes.
On east front a C19 added canted bay window. Internally, main ground floor room
has ornamental plaster cornice and C18 fireplace surround. Stair renewed c1960
in original form, with cut string and wreathed handrail. South Wing, the south
courtyard range, consists of former outbuildings with rubble stone walls and tiled
roof. Attached at left end, the former coach house, with weatherboarded walls and
hipped tiled roof. Attached at rear, and forming part of the west courtyard range,
a former stable, now used as garage, with rubble stone walls and hipped tiled roof.
Garden Cottage consists of the north courtyard range and a wing north of this.
Rubble stone walls and hipped tiled roof with stone eaves courses. North (main)
range of one storey and attic. on ground floor, a C19 stone mullioned window,
altered to form doorway. Also a C20 glazed porch and door, and one ledged door.
Attic has 2 hipped dormers with sashes with glazing bars. (RCHM, Monument 14,
Dorset. Vol. II).

Listing NGR: SY9523181744

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Source: English Heritage

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