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The Engine House

A Grade II Listed Building in Studland, Dorset

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Latitude: 50.6892 / 50°41'21"N

Longitude: -1.9568 / 1°57'24"W

OS Eastings: 403146

OS Northings: 87727

OS Grid: SZ031877

Mapcode National: GBR 44B.Q2W

Mapcode Global: FRA 67S8.3GS

Entry Name: The Engine House

Listing Date: 13 December 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1172268

English Heritage Legacy ID: 109081

Location: Studland, Purbeck, Dorset, BH13

County: Dorset

District: Purbeck

Civil Parish: Studland

Traditional County: Dorset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Dorset

Church of England Parish: Parkstone St Peter and St Osmund with Branksea St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Salisbury

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Listing Text


1/71 The Engine House


Former engine house, how used as store. c1842. Brick walls, plastered.
Asbestos slate roof with crow-stepped gable. At right angles to quay.
Single-storey. Pair of ledged doors in centre of gable with, on each side,
a window with glazing bars, all under a continuous hoodmould. Carved coat
of arms over door. On each side, a wing wall linking this building to
Carpenter's Cottage on left and Quay Cottages on right. Each of these walls
has a crow-stepped gable in centre, with carved shield. Large openings with
timber gates below gables. Part of an important group on the harbour frontage.
A National Trust property. RCHM Monument 3 (Dorset Vol. II).

Listing NGR: SZ0314687727

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