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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: 1119163



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

County: Dorset

District: West Dorset

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Leigh

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 31-Jul-1961

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 106065

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LEIGH VILLAGE STREET ST 6208 (North side) 9/47 Cromwell Cottage 31.7.61 GV II*

Detached house. Mid-late C16, altered in early C17 and early C18. Rubble stone walls, thatched roof with coped gables, brick end stacks. One storey and attic. Ledged door in 4-centred arch with hoodmould. Date stone over this IR 1628. On ground floor, left of door a 4-light stone mullioned window with lead lights, under hoodmould. Right of door one 3-light and one 4-light similar windows. In attic, left of door, a similar 4-light window, without hoodmould, slightly dormered. Right of door, date stone 1726. Above the original wall plate 2 timber mullioned windows with lead lights. Small C20 single-storey lean-to extension at rear. House of open-hall origin, possibly a long-house. Internally, left ground floor room has large open fireplace with timber lintel and jambs. Roof at this end of jointed cruck construction. Heavy plank and muntin partition with shouldered arched doorway between left room and original cross-passage. Right end room has large open fireplace with timber lintel. Some chamfered ceiling beams. (RCHM Monument 6. (Dorset. Vol.I) R Machin. "The Houses of Yetminster". University of Bristol. 1978.)

Listing NGR: ST6204708608

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Inventory of Dorset, (1952)
Machin, R , The Houses of Yetminster, (1978)

National Grid Reference: ST 62047 08608


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