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4 and 6, East Street, Corfe Castle

Description: 4 and 6, East Street

Grade: II
Date Listed: 20 November 1959
English Heritage Building ID: 109201

OS Grid Reference: SY9606682166
OS Grid Coordinates: 396066, 82166
Latitude/Longitude: 50.6392, -2.0570

Location: East Street, Corfe Castle, Dorset BH20 5ED

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

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Listing Text

SY 96 82
7/49 Nos 4 and 6 (formerly listed
as Nos. 137 and 138)
Pair of cottages, originally one house. Early C17, altered in late C18. Coursed
rubble stone walls, stone slate roofs, stone end stacks and one near centre.
Original house of 3-room and cross-passage plane. One storey and attic. No. 4
has ledged door with small glass panel. No. 6 has ledged door under lead-covered
pentice hood on wood brackets. Ground floor (of whole block) has 3 casements with
horizontal glazing bars. Attic has 3 hipped dormers, 2 with casements with glazing
bars, one with C20 metal casement. Rear wing in matching construction. Lean-to
at-right end, also in matching construction. Internally, some exposed ceiling beams.
Other early features probably survive under later plaster. A National Trust Property.
(RCHM, Monument 26. Dorset. Vol. II).

Listing NGR: SY9606682172

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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