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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: 1110377



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

County: Dorset

District: North Dorset

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Marnhull

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 14-Jun-1984

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 102763

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4/133 Tess' Cottage

- II

Cottage, of more than one build, probably early and late Cl7. Coursed rubble walls, thatched roof, half-hipped left and hipped right. Brick stacks to left of door and at end of ridge right. l½ storeys, irregular fenestration. Variety of windows: ground floor left are restored, 2-light with stone mullions; some C17 timber mullioned windows; 1, 2 and 3-light casements, some with glazing bars and some with leaded- lights. Various blocked doors and openings. Internal features: deep stop-chamfered ceiling beams; beaded plank and muntin partitions with some original doors; fireplaces with chamfered jambs and bressummers; ceiling with intersecting beams and wall-plates. Original plan is difficult to determine; may have been two tenements and possibly had a cross-passage. RCHM, Dorset, vol III, p 156, no 21.

Listing NGR: ST7801917996

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Inventory of Dorset, (1970), 156

National Grid Reference: ST 78019 17996


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