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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: 1119328



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

County: Dorset

District: West Dorset

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Purse Caundle

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 02-Jun-1986

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 105655

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PURSE CAUNDLE ST 61 NE - 6/113 Hardy's Cottage - II Detached cottage, at right angles to road. Late C17. Rubble-stone walls. Thatch roof, gabled at left hand, and half-hipped at right hand. C19 brick stack at left hand gable, stone stack on ridge left of centre. 1½ storeys. 3-light casements mainly with 2-light casements at left ground and right ground, iron casements with small diagonally-leaded lights in wood frames. Wood cills. Opaque quarries of glass in the top windows. Front door, left of centre, plank with weatherboard in a wood frame, C19. Rubble-stone rounded walls to porch, with a thatch canopy over. Interior: open fireplace in west room, with high chamfered wood lintel over. Open fireplace in east room. Mid-chamfered ceiling-beams of heavy section. (RCHM, Dorset III, p 238(9)).

Listing NGR: ST6970117375

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Inventory of Dorset, (1970), 238

National Grid Reference: ST 69701 17375


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