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Latitude: 50.7315 / 50°43'53"N
Longitude: -2.3862 / 2°23'10"W
OS Eastings: 372836
OS Northings: 92498
OS Grid: SY728924
Mapcode National: GBR 0ZD.3HP
Mapcode Global: FRA 57W4.XW3
Entry Name: Hardy's Cottage
Listing Date: 26 January 1956
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1119859
English Heritage Legacy ID: 106324
Location: Stinsford, West Dorset, Dorset, DT2
District: West Dorset
Civil Parish: Stinsford
Traditional County: Dorset
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Dorset
Church of England Parish: Stinsford St Michael
Church of England Diocese: Salisbury
SY 79 SW HIGHER BOCKHAMPTON
8/136 Hardy's Cottage
Detached cottage. Left section c1800, right section c1840. Brick walls
with some flint banding - a facing on cob. Upper walls plastered cob.
Hipped thatched roof, roof of right section slightly lower. Brick end and
centre stacks. One storey and attic. Brick porch with shallow pitched lead
roof. Ledged door. Evidence of 2 blocked doors. Ground floor has 4
casements, 2 with glazing bars, 2 with lead lights. Attic has 3 slightly
dormered windows, 2 with glazing bars, one with lead lights. At right end a
single storey extension, of brick with slate roof. Small single storey,
timber extension on front of this. Internally, main ground floor room has
large open fireplace with timber lintel. Bread oven with access from room
on right. Old brick and stone floors. Early panelled doors, possibly
brought from elsewhere. Birthplace of Thomas Hardy in 1840, and built by
his great grandfather. Good unspoiled example of Dorset cottage. A
National Trust property. (RCHM Monument 8 Dorset Vol II)
Listing NGR: SY7283692498
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