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

Dorset (Unitary Authority)
North Wootton
National Grid Reference:
ST 65734 14385


NORTH WOOTTON ST 61 SE - 10/78 Chantry Cottage GV II

Detached former farmhouse, now private house, at right angles to road. Late C16, with C20 conversion and refenestration throughout. Rubble- stone walls. Thatch roof with gable ends. Brick stacks at gable-ends. 1½ storeys. 3 windows. West elevation has C20 windows single pane to right of front door. 5-light dormer window over. Pentice-roofed outshut to left of front door. Front door, panelled, C20. C20 porch. East elevation has stone mullioned windows, C20 and two C18 2-light windows. Interior: north room has straight-chamfered ceiling-beam with stepped stops. Frame for a shouldered doorway, C16. Central room beams with heavy flat chamfer and stepped stops. Large inserted, and blocked fire- place. Central smoke bay. Roof: 3 jointed-cruck trusses with cambered collars. 3 trenched purlins to each principal. The central smoke-bay is a very rare survival in Dorset. (RCHM, Dorset I, p 268(2). R Machin, Notes on Chantry Cottage, North Wootton).

Listing NGR: ST6573414385


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Inventory of Dorset, (1974), 268
Machin, R , Notes on Chantry Cottage North Wootton,


This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

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