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5, 6, 7 and 8, South Street, Corfe Castle

Description: 5, 6, 7 and 8, South Street

Grade: II
Date Listed: 21 November 1959
English Heritage Building ID: 109268

OS Grid Reference: SY9561179538
OS Grid Coordinates: 395611, 79538
Latitude/Longitude: 50.6155, -2.0634

Location: South Street, Corfe Castle, Dorset BH20 5LL

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

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Listing Text

SY 95 79
(East side)
Nos. 5, 6, 7 and 8
21.11.59 (formerly listed as No. 5)
Block of 4 cottages. Probably early C19 - south end rebuilt c1960 following war
damage. Rubble stone walls, stone slate roofs. Nos. 6 and 7 are a pair, Nos. 5
and 8 are in a projecting rear wing - (these probably originally one cottage, with
flying freeholds etc.). Stone end and central stacks, brick stack at junction of
main range and rear wing, and stone stack at end of wing. 2 storeys and attic.
No. 6 at left end, has no windows on road front. Part-glazed panelled door. One
first floor casement in left gable wall. No. 7 at right end, has part-glazed
panelled door. Ground floor has 2 casements with glazing bars under stone relieving
arches. First floor has 3 casements, one with glazing bars, one with centre hori-
zontal glazing bar, one with top hung vent. Attic has 2 gabled dormers with
casements with centre horizontal bar. Nos. 5 and 8, in rear wing, of 2 storeys
and attic. In south wall, ledged door with small glass panel, (entrance to No. 5).
Upper part of this wall plastered. In north wall, ledged door (entrance to No. 8).
Ground floor has 2 casements with centre horizontal glazing bar under stone relieving
arches. 2 similar casements, with wood lintols, on first floor. Attic has one
gabled dormer with casements with glazing bars. Small lean-to addition at outer
end, in matching construction.

Listing NGR: SY9561279543

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Source: English Heritage

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