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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: 1119245



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

County: Dorset

District: West Dorset

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Melbury Osmond

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 11-Nov-1966

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 105860

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MELBURY OSMOND ST 5707 TOWN'S END 8/112 Portland Cottage 11.11.66 GV II Detached Cottage. Early C17, or earlier core, with C19 refenestration. Coursed rubble-stone walls. Thatch roof, with gable-ends. Early C20 brick stacks at left hand gable, and on ridge right of centre. 1 1/2 storeys. 4 windows, wooden and iron casements with glazing-bars, of 2-, 3- and one light. Four 2-light cast-iron casements to rear. Front door, left of centre, plank and weather-board, C19. Pentice thatch porch canopy over, C20. Plank door to store at right hand end, C19. Interior: heavy-chamfered ceiling-beams. Dog-leg stair on front wall, right of entrance. (RCHM. Dorset I, p.160 (10))

Listing NGR: ST5753907535

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Inventory of Dorset, (1952), 160

National Grid Reference: ST 57539 07535


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