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Latitude: 50.6383 / 50°38'17"N
Longitude: -2.0574 / 2°3'26"W
OS Eastings: 396034
OS Northings: 82072
OS Grid: SY960820
Mapcode National: GBR 33G.W37
Mapcode Global: FRA 67LD.098
Entry Name: The Town House
Listing Date: 20 November 1959
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1230601
English Heritage Legacy ID: 109281
Location: Corfe Castle, Purbeck, Dorset, BH20
Civil Parish: Corfe Castle
Built-Up Area: Corfe Castle
Traditional County: Dorset
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Dorset
Church of England Parish: Corfe Castle St Edward the Martyr
Church of England Diocese: Salisbury
CORFE CASTLE THE SQUARE (South side)
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The Town House
House, incorporating former Mayor's Parlour and Robing Room on first floor. These
now used as Church Rooms, and entered from rear at upper level. Late C18. Ashlar
stone walls, stone slate roof, brick end stacks and one left of centre. 2 storeys
and attic. Full-height round-ended projection in centre. In this, on ground floor,
an oak ledged door underlintol with projecting keystone. On first floor over, a
curved bay window rising above eaves level with a 1/2-hipped roof - casements with
lead lights. Flanking the projection, on ground floor, one casement each side,
with lead lights, under lintol with projecting keystone. On first floor, one case-
ment with lead lights each side of bay. Attic has 2 hipped dormers with casements
with lead lights. Internally, main ground floor rooms have large open fireplaces
with timber lintols. Curved plaster ceiling to Robing Room on first floor. A
National Trust property. (RCHM, Monument 5. Dorset. Vol. II).
Listing NGR: SY9602882067
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