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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.

Name: NO 542 (PHILOMEL) AND NO 543

List entry Number: 1119516



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

County: Dorset

District: East Dorset

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Pamphill

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 21-Dec-1982

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 107224

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1. 5193 PAMPHILL ABBOTT STREET (South Side) No 542 (Philomel) and No 543 ST 90 SE 3/50 21.12.82 II GV 2. Now two cottages but probably originally one house, of two builds. No 542, late C16 early C17. May have originated as an open-hall house. Timber- framed walls, infilled partly with wattle and daut, partly with brick. Thatched roof, brick stack with moulded cap. Originally of two room plan with end stack and lobby entrance adjoining this. One storey and attic. Ledged door under timber gabled hood with tiled roof. Ground floor has two casement windows with lead lights. Attic has one dormer with original oriel window with moulded mullions and lead lights. Internally, main ground floor room has large open fireplace with bread oven - part built up. Both rooms have deeply chamfered ceiling beams. Main bedroom has stop-chamfered ceiling beam. No 543 was probably an addition to No 542 C18 early C19. Brick walls, thatched roof, brick stack shared with No 542. One storey and attic. Later single- storey lean-to at rear. Ground floor has one casement window with glazing bars. Attic lit by window in gable wall. Main ground floor room has chamfered ceiling beams. RCHM Monument 56.

Listing NGR: ST9871000749

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National Grid Reference: ST 98710 00749


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