Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1119859

Date first listed: 26-Jan-1956

Statutory Address: HARDY'S COTTAGE


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Statutory Address: HARDY'S COTTAGE

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

County: Dorset

District: West Dorset (District Authority)

Parish: Stinsford

National Grid Reference: SY 72836 92498


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8/136 Hardy's Cottage


- II

Detached cottage. Left section c1800, right section c1840. Brick walls with some flint banding - a facing on cob. Upper walls plastered cob. Hipped thatched roof, roof of right section slightly lower. Brick end and centre stacks. One storey and attic. Brick porch with shallow pitched lead roof. Ledged door. Evidence of 2 blocked doors. Ground floor has 4 casements, 2 with glazing bars, 2 with lead lights. Attic has 3 slightly dormered windows, 2 with glazing bars, one with lead lights. At right end a single storey extension, of brick with slate roof. Small single storey, timber extension on front of this. Internally, main ground floor room has large open fireplace with timber lintel. Bread oven with access from room on right. Old brick and stone floors. Early panelled doors, possibly brought from elsewhere. Birthplace of Thomas Hardy in 1840, and built by his great grandfather. Good unspoiled example of Dorset cottage. A National Trust property. (RCHM Monument 8 Dorset Vol II)

Listing NGR: SY7283692498


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Books and journals
Inventory of Dorset, (1970)

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