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35 and 37, West Street, Corfe Castle

Description: 35 and 37, West Street

Grade: II
Date Listed: 20 November 1959
English Heritage Building ID: 109300

OS Grid Reference: SY9599681903
OS Grid Coordinates: 395996, 81903
Latitude/Longitude: 50.6368, -2.0580

Location: West Street, Corfe Castle, Dorset BH20 5HA

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

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Listing Text

SY 95 81
7/148 Nos. 35 and 37 (formerly
listed under "Range of 3
cottages, immediately south
of Nos. 126 and 127")
House, at one time 2 cottages, but originally one house - probably a long-house.
Mid-Late C16, altered in C17 and C18, considerably restored 1984. Rubble stone
walls, thatched roof, stone stack left of door,brick stack at right end. One
storey and attic. C20 oak ledged door into original cross-passage. Right of
this 2 C20 plain casements. Left of door a small fire window with stone surround
and 2 C20 plain casements. Under eaves, 2 small rectangular windows with stone
surrounds and a similar blocked window. Attic has 4 dormers with plain casements.
Internally, roof has jointed cruck trusses with traces of smoke-blackening - house
originally of open-hall form. Inserted ceiling over hall, with deep chamfered
intersecting ceiling beams - part restored. Also in hall, large open fireplace
with timber lintol. (RCHM, Monument 92. Dorset. Vol. II).

Listing NGR: SY9599681903

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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