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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: 1120509



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

County: Dorset

District: Purbeck

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Affpuddle

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 20-Nov-1959

Date of most recent amendment: 02-Oct-1984

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 108499

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SY 8192, SY 8193, SY 8293, SY 8292 12/41 AFFPUDDLE BRIANTSPUDDLE 20.11.59 (North Side)

No. 31 Briantspuddle Cruck Cottage. (Formerly listed as Nos 31 and 32)


Cottage. Late C15 origin, extended C17. Orginally of open hall form with cruck trusses. Plastered cob walls on brick and stone base. Thatched roof. Brick stacks - one rendered. One storey and attics. Front wall buttressed. Modern ledged door under pentice with stone slate roof. Ground floor has four casement windows with glazing bars. Attic has three dormers with casements with glazing bars. Internally, the house was originally open to the roof, three bays long, with true cruck trusses, parts of which survive. An intermediate floor was inserted in the late C16. The western room has deep chamfered ceiling beams and a chimney stack of this date. The eastern room and end chimney stack were added in the late C17. Traces of a bread oven or curing chamber adjoin this stack. Both stacks have large open fireplaces - now partly built up - with oak lintels. RCHM Monument 4.

Listing NGR: SY8193293216

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National Grid Reference: SY 81932 93216


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