DECOY HOUSE

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1120335

Date first listed: 10-Sep-1974

Statutory Address: DECOY HOUSE

Map

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Location

Statutory Address: DECOY HOUSE

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

County: Dorset

District: Purbeck (District Authority)

Parish: Wareham St. Martin

National Grid Reference: SY 90845 92161

Summary

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History

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Details

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

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 109007

Legacy System: LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Whiteway, W, Diary of William Whiteway

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