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British Legion House Including Boundary Wall and Railings

A Grade II Listed Building in Corfe Castle, Dorset

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Coordinates

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

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1323476

English Heritage Legacy ID: 109217

Location: Corfe Castle, Purbeck, Dorset, BH20

County: Dorset

District: Purbeck

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

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Listing Text

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
GV II
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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