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Nos 1 and 2 Swiss Cottage

A Grade II Listed Building in Witchampton, Dorset

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.8591 / 50°51'32"N

Longitude: -2.0166 / 2°0'59"W

OS Eastings: 398929

OS Northings: 106622

OS Grid: ST989066

Mapcode National: GBR 310.10B

Mapcode Global: FRA 66NT.Q6H

Entry Name: Nos 1 and 2 Swiss Cottage

Listing Date: 4 November 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1303428

English Heritage Legacy ID: 107599

Location: Witchampton, East Dorset, Dorset, BH21

County: Dorset

District: East Dorset

Civil Parish: Witchampton

Traditional County: Dorset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Dorset

Church of England Parish: Witchampton, Stanbridge and Long Crichel with More Crichel

Church of England Diocese: Salisbury

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Listing Text

WITCHAMPTON
ST 9806 WITCHAMPTON VILLAGE

13/140 Nos. 1 and 2 Swiss
Cottage

GV II

Pair of semi-detached cottages, - probably originally one house. C18 origin,
- No. 1 altered in C19. At right angles to road. No. 1 adjoining road, has
plastered walls with some "mock" timber framing. Hipped thatched roof at
right angles to main range, ie, parallel to road. Brick stack near centre. 2
storeys. Elevation to road has the left section set back. In the angle, a
lean-to porch with tiled roof carried on timber balusters on brick base. Part
glazed panelled door. Right of this, - the original gable end - a canted bay
window on ground floor, with tiled roof, and casements with glazing bars.
Small casement with glazing bars on first floor. South elevation has a 2
storeyed canted bay, with thatched roof. On ground floor of this a casement
with glazing bars; - smaller casement on first floor. No. 2 - furthest from
road, has brick walls and hipped thatched roof. One storey and attics. Part
glazed door in rustic tiled porch. Ground floor has 2 casements, one with
horizontal glazing bars, one with bars in upper panes only. Attic has one
half dormer with casements with glazing bars. Lean-to extension at right end
of brick, with slate roof, has one casement with glazing bars. Quite
picturesque.


Listing NGR: ST9892906622

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