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Yew Tree Cottage

A Grade II Listed Building in Tarrant Gunville, Dorset

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Latitude: 50.9192 / 50°55'9"N

Longitude: -2.1124 / 2°6'44"W

OS Eastings: 392193

OS Northings: 113312

OS Grid: ST921133

Mapcode National: GBR 303.6RL

Mapcode Global: FRA 66GP.2VL

Entry Name: Yew Tree Cottage

Listing Date: 18 October 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1172467

English Heritage Legacy ID: 103667

Location: Tarrant Gunville, North Dorset, Dorset, DT11

County: Dorset

District: North Dorset

Civil Parish: Tarrant Gunville

Traditional County: Dorset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Dorset

Church of England Parish: Tarrant Gunville St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Salisbury

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Listing Text

ST 91 SW -

4/39 Yew Tree Cottage


Pair of cottages, now a single house, that to the south-east C17 or early C18,
rebuilt C19 and that to the north-east late C18. Part roughcast, part ashlar
and rubble, whitewashed. Part thatched and part slated. Brick stack between
cottages. 2 storeys, 5 window range. 2-light C19 cast-iron casements with
glazing bars, except to part of later range which has C20 timber replacements.
Later cottage has central C20 glazed door under moulded stone lintel. Earlier
cottage has part-glazed, panelled door said to be reset from a house in Wimborne.

Internal features: some chamfered beams. Open fireplace with segmental chamfered
timber bressummer with cyma stops. Some internal doors have original wrought-
iron hinges and fittings.

The late C18 range may be constructed with materials reused from Eastbury
House (qv) by Vanbuzgh largely demolished in 1775. (RCHM, Dorset,
vol.IV, p.95, no.17.)

Listing NGR: ST9219313312

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