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The Greyhound Inn, Corfe Castle

Description: The Greyhound Inn

Grade: II
Date Listed: 20 November 1959
English Heritage Building ID: 109276

OS Grid Reference: SY9604882108
OS Grid Coordinates: 396048, 82108
Latitude/Longitude: 50.6387, -2.0572

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

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

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Listing Text

SY 96 82
The Greyhound Inn (formerly
20.11.59 listed as Greyhound Hotel
Inn, originally 2 houses. C17, altered in C18 - date stone on porch IC 1733.
Colourwashed rubble stone walls with some brick repairs, stone slate roofs, brick
end and centre stacks. 2 storeys and attics. The left house has a 2-storeyed
projecting porch, open on ground floor, on 3 circular stone columns. Part-glazed
door. Ground floor has 2 sashes with vertical glazing bars, under segmental arches.
First floor has 2 similar sashes without arches. In each face of porch, on first
floor, a sash with vertical glazing bar. Fire Insurance plaque on porch. Attic
has 2 gabled dormers with casements with centre horizontal bar. The right house
has a 2-storeyed projection at the right end - this also originally open on ground
floor - now infilled, with a part-glazed door under flat hood on shaped brackets
in left side wall. In front wall, ground floor has -one sash with vertical glazing
bars. Blocked window over. In main part of this house, ground floor has two
2-light sashes with vertical glazing bars. 2 similar sashes on first floor.
Attic has 2 gabled dormers with casements with centre horizontal glazing bar.
Internally, some exposed ceiling beams. (RCHM, Monument 15. Dorset. Vol. II).

Listing NGR: SY9604482106

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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