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List Entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.


List entry Number: 1067416



The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County: Dorset

District: West Dorset

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Ryme Intrinseca

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 07-Sep-1999

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 477107

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ST 51 SE RYME INTRINSECA Lilac Cottage and The Lilacs 1/10002


Pair of semi-detached houses. 1928, possibly by Petter and Warren. Concrete block cavity walls. Steel roof structure of segmental section clad in corrugated-iron sheets. Red brick axial stack. PLAN: Pair of semi-detached houses. EXTERIOR: Two storeys. Symmetrical4-window south front in wide segmental arch gable end. later C20 casements and doors to left and right with canopies, the right-hand doorway has been blocked and the canopy removed. At the rear IN] most of the original 2-light wooden casements remain and are complete with glazing bars. later C20 glazed porch and conservatory on either side. INTERIOR largely intact, but the partition between the two principal rooms of the left house has been removed. Original roof structure with T -section curved trusses and timber purlins. NOTE: The design of this pair of houses was based on the principals that Lt Colonel Nissen, of the Royal Engineers, used in the construction of First World War Nissen huts. There are similar houses in Barwick, Yeovil, West Camel in South Somerset District, and in Bampton in Mid Devon District.

Listing NGR: ST5817410912

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National Grid Reference: ST 58174 10912


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