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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: 1120335



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

County: Dorset

District: Purbeck

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Wareham St. Martin

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 10-Sep-1974

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 109007

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WAREHAM SAINT MARTIN MORDEN HEATH SY 99 SW 7/97 Decoy House - 10/9/74 II Detached cottage. Late C18-early C19. Brick walls, thatched roof with brick parapets to west gable, brick stacks. One storey and attics. Ground floor has central casement window with glazing bars - replacing original door, and 2 C20 metal windows. Attic has 2 dormers with casements with glazing bars. Cl9 single-storey wing on west, of brick with slate roof. 2 ledged doors, 2 casement windows with glazing bars and one C20 metal window. Internally, main ground floor room has large open fireplace with timber lintel. Possibly the Decoy Keeper's cottage. The Decoy Pond, south of the cottage, was formed c.1634 (Diary of William Whiteway).

Listing NGR: SY9084592161

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Whiteway, W, Diary of William Whiteway

National Grid Reference: SY 90845 92161


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