SPRING COTTAGE

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II*

List Entry Number: 1153488

Date first listed: 31-Jul-1961

Statutory Address: SPRING COTTAGE, NEALS LANE

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Location

Statutory Address: SPRING COTTAGE, NEALS LANE

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

County: Dorset

District: West Dorset (District Authority)

Parish: Chetnole

National Grid Reference: ST 60439 07734

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Details

CHETNOLE ST 6007 NEAL'S LANE

7/19 Spring Cottage 31-7-61

- II*

Cottage, now attached and forming annexe to a C19 cottage. Late C15, of open-hall form, altered in C16 and C17. Possibly originally timber-framed. Walls now of rubble stone thatched roof, with coped gable at left end. Brick stack at left end, stone stack right of door. One storey and attic. Ledged door - into cross-passage. Ground floor has 3 casements with lead lights. Attic has one dormer with similar casements. Internally, the whole roof smoke-blackened, ie house originally open throughout. Remains of original wattle ceiling - hidden by recent lining. 2 cruck trusses and one collar truss. Lower end room - at left end, now used as garage; one deep chamfered ceiling beam. Hall has inserted intersecting moulded beamed ceiling. Inserted stack - C16 - with moulded timber lintel and jambs. Heavy plank and muntin partition between hall and inner room, with shouldered arched doorway. Head beam of partition notched for joists - below present ceiling level - could indicate internal jetty. A small house of exceptional interest. (RCHM Monument 12. (Dorset. Vol.I). R Machin "The Houses of Yetminster." University of Bristol. 1978) The C19 cottage not of-special interest.

Listing NGR: ST6043907734

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 106037

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Sources

Books and journals
Inventory of Dorset, (1952)
Machin, R , The Houses of Yetminster, (1978)

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