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Latitude: 50.6363 / 50°38'10"N
Longitude: -2.0551 / 2°3'18"W
OS Eastings: 396200
OS Northings: 81843
OS Grid: SY962818
Mapcode National: GBR 33N.37S
Mapcode Global: FRA 67LD.75S
Entry Name: British Legion House Including Boundary Wall and Railings
Listing Date: 20 November 1959
Last Amended: 10 March 1986
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1323476
English Heritage Legacy ID: 109217
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 EAST STREET (West side)
SY 96 81
8/65 British Legion House (formerly
20.11.59 listed as Old School) including
boundary wall and railings
Former school, now British Legion Hall. Dated 1834, extended to rear before 1850.
Rubblestone walls, slate roof with ornamental bargeboards. Brick stack at left
end of main block. Original building of L-shaped plan, with projecting wing at
right end. 2 storeys. In the wing, battened door under slightly cambered stone
lintol. Date stone above this. On first floor, one casement with cast iron lattice
glazing under slightly cambered stone lintol. Single-storey lean-to on left side of
the wing. In main range, ledged door. Ground floor has one sash with glazing bars.
First floor has 2 similar sashes. Main front boundary wall of rubble stone, with
cock and hen coping. Right of this, iron railings with shaped tops and scroll
brackets to gate posts (gates missing). (RCHM, Monument 12. Dorset. Vol. II).
Listing NGR: SY9620081843
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