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Gingerbread Cottage

A Grade II Listed Building in Wool, Dorset

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Latitude: 50.6783 / 50°40'42"N

Longitude: -2.2177 / 2°13'3"W

OS Eastings: 384714

OS Northings: 86542

OS Grid: SY847865

Mapcode National: GBR 21J.B4C

Mapcode Global: FRA 6778.XH4

Entry Name: Gingerbread Cottage

Listing Date: 20 November 1959

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1120364

English Heritage Legacy ID: 108867

Location: Wool, Purbeck, Dorset, BH20

County: Dorset

District: Purbeck

Civil Parish: Wool

Built-Up Area: Wool

Traditional County: Dorset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Dorset

Church of England Parish: Wool, East Burton and Combe Keynes

Church of England Diocese: Salisbury

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Listing Text

SY 8486
20.11.59 (South-West Side)

Nos 57 and 58
Gingerbread Cottage


Semi-detached pair of cottages. Probably C18. No. 57 has plastered cob walls,
thatched roof, brick stack shared with No. 58. One storey and attics. Stable
door. Ground floor has two horizontally sliding sash windows with glazing bars.
Attic has two dormers with similar sashes. Internally, main gruond floor room has
large open fireplace with timber lintel and remains of bread oven. Some exposed
ceiling beams.
No. 58 has walls of stone, brick and cob on stone base, thatched roof, brick stack
shared with No. 57. One storey and attics. Single-storey flat roofed extension at
rear. Modern glazed door. Ground floor has two horizontally sliding sash windows
with glazing bars. Attic has two dormers with similar sashes. Interior modernised.
RCHM Monument 17.

Listing NGR: SY8471486542

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