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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: 1120426



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

County: Dorset

District: Purbeck

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Turners Puddle

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 02-Oct-1984

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 108711

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Nos 3 and 4 (Throop Cottage)


Originally one house. Probably C17. Plastered cob walls, thatched roofs, brick stacks. Of three-room and cross-passage plan, No. 3 comprising the 'lower end' and cross-passage, and No. 4 the 'hall' and 'inner room'. One storey and attics. No. 3 has ledged door with glass panel in thatched timber porch. Ground floor has one casement window with cast iron lights. Attic has one dormer with casements. Single-storey wing at rear - probably originally a dairy or pantry - now a kitchen. Cob walls and thatched roof. Main ground floor room - original kitchen - has large open fireplace with oak lintel. Inserted bread oven on one side, curing chamber on other. Chamfered beams in ground floor ceilings. Garage building belonging to this house, at rear of Piper's Cottage (q.v.). Probably early C19 origin and appears to have been an open shelter shed. Brick and cob walls. One side originally open with brick piers, now infilled with concrete block. Thatched roof. Modern garage doors at south end. No. 4 has ledged door. Ground floor has one casement window with cast iron lights, and one later timber casement. Attic has one dormer wih casements. Rear wall buttressed. Fireplace in original hall, backing on to cross-passage, has one jamb of stone, corbelled out at top to carry lintel. Stairs west of stack, probably in original position, lit by small window. Chamfered beam in ground floor ceiling. Inner room unheated. Modern outbuildings in garden at rear. RCHM Monument 9. Note. The houses on the west side of Throop Hollow are in Affpuddle Parish.

Listing NGR: SY8269493101

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National Grid Reference: SY 82694 93101


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