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Wren Cottage

A Grade II Listed Building in Church Knowle, Dorset

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.6429 / 50°38'34"N

Longitude: -2.1019 / 2°6'6"W

OS Eastings: 392892

OS Northings: 82581

OS Grid: SY928825

Mapcode National: GBR 33D.PD6

Mapcode Global: FRA 67HC.LZF

Entry Name: Wren Cottage

Listing Date: 30 August 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1120318

English Heritage Legacy ID: 108965

Location: Church Knowle, Purbeck, Dorset, BH20

County: Dorset

District: Purbeck

Civil Parish: Church Knowle

Traditional County: Dorset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Dorset

Church of England Parish: Wareham Lady St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Salisbury

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Listing Text

CHURCH KNOWLE EAST CREECH
SY 98 SW
8/52 Wren Cottage
GV II
Detached cottage. Probably C17. Walls a mixture of stone, brick
and plastered cob. Front wall buttressed. Half-hipped thatched
roof; brick stack just off centre. One storey and attic. Open
brick porch with thatched roof; ledged door. Ground floor has
3 casement windows with glazing bars. Attic has one dormer with
similar casements. Main ground floor room has large open fire-
place with timber lintel and bread oven. Some exposed ceiling
beams. Possibly of open-hall origin.
RCHM Monument 14 (Dorset Vol II).

Listing NGR: SY9289282581

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