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The Martyn's House

A Grade II Listed Building in Puddletown, Dorset

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.7487 / 50°44'55"N

Longitude: -2.3442 / 2°20'39"W

OS Eastings: 375811

OS Northings: 94397

OS Grid: SY758943

Mapcode National: GBR 0Z2.VJM

Mapcode Global: FRA 57Z3.GJN

Entry Name: The Martyn's House

Listing Date: 26 January 1956

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1303741

English Heritage Legacy ID: 106303

Location: Puddletown, West Dorset, Dorset, DT2

County: Dorset

District: West Dorset

Civil Parish: Puddletown

Built-Up Area: Puddletown

Traditional County: Dorset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Dorset

Church of England Parish: Puddletown with Athelhampton and Burleston St Mary the Virgin

Church of England Diocese: Salisbury

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Listing Text

PUDDLETOWN
SY 7594 THE SQUARE (North
Side)

14/115 No. 9 The Martyn's
House
26.1.56

GV II

Detached house. Appears mainly C18, but may be of much earlier origin. The
left section a later build - this once the Post Office. Plastered walls,
thatched roof, plastered end stacks and one left of centre. L-shaped plan.
Vertical pilasters on front. 2 storeys. 6-panel raised panel door under
flat moulded hood on shaped brackets. Ground and first floors each have 2
tripartite sashes with glazing bars. In the left section, one sash with
glazing bars on ground floor. Rear wing in matching construction.
Internally, ground floor room at right end has C18 fireplace surround. In
rear wing, some chamfered ceiling beams and lead-light windows, one with
early glass. Several C18 panelled doors. Roof of main range appears of
cruck construction. Possible signs of smoke-blackening. (RCHM Monument 16
Dorset Vol III)


Listing NGR: SY7581194397

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