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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: 1135190



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

County: Dorset

District: Weymouth and Portland

District Type: District Authority


National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 14-Jun-1974

Date of most recent amendment: 22-Dec-1997

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 467301

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SY7083 BRIDGE INN LANE, Preston 873-1/9/459 (East side) 14/06/74 Roman Bridge Cottage (Formerly Listed as: MILL LANE, Preston No.215 Roman Cottage)


Detached house. Early C18. Rendered or painted rubble, some cob, thatch roof. A symmetrical 3-bay cottage, extended by 2 bays at the W end, possibly incorporating an earlier store or farm building; the building is set gable-end towards the stream and lane. 2 storeys, small 2-light wood casements with horizontal glazing bar and wood sills; in the 2 bays to the left the ground floor formerly had a wide opening, now with 2 casements. Centred to the right half is a 6-panel door under a thatched gabled porch. Rendered gable stacks to the original dwelling unit. The gable to the left has a single light above 2-light casement, and the back has a continuous added lean-to. INTERIOR: has low ceiling heights, and a large open bressumer fire with bread oven, and a curing chamber, in the right gable. Heavy collar roof with single purlin and exposed principals. The name is taken from the medieval bridge (qv) immediately to the W.

Listing NGR: SY7030183086

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National Grid Reference: SY 70301 83086


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