CAREY HOUSE AND CAREY COTTAGE, INCLUDING ATTACHED GAZEBO ON EAST, AND BOUNDARY WALLS ON NORTH AND EAST

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1154956
Date first listed:
30-Aug-1984
Statutory Address:
CAREY HOUSE AND CAREY COTTAGE, INCLUDING ATTACHED GAZEBO ON EAST, AND BOUNDARY WALLS ON NORTH AND EAST

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Location

Statutory Address:
CAREY HOUSE AND CAREY COTTAGE, INCLUDING ATTACHED GAZEBO ON EAST, AND BOUNDARY WALLS ON NORTH AND EAST

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

County:
Dorset
District:
Purbeck (District Authority)
Parish:
Wareham St. Martin
National Grid Reference:
SY 90415 88099

Details

WAREHAM SAINT MARTIN CAREY SY 98 6/96 Carey House and Carey Cottage, including attached gazebo on east, and boundary walls on north and east - II Country House. Originally a keeper's cottage of c.1860, in "cottage orne" style, considerably enlarge in "Arts and Crafts" style in 1922, - designer Alan Sturdy. Original cottage has brick walls, tiled roofs with enriched brick cornices under verges, brick slacks with over- sailing caps. Later section has rubble stone walls. Roofs part stone-slated with carved bargeboards and part covered with asbestos pantiles. Plastered stacks. Irregular split-level plan, part 2- storeyed, part one storey and attics. Entrance front has ground floor raised over basement. At left end, a projecting gable with stone mullioned window. Entrance up flight of stone steps with solid balustrades. Glazed oak doors in Gothic style. Oak mullioned window with lead lights. Right of this a projecting 2-storeyed wing with, on first floor, canted oriel oak mullioned window with lead lights. In front wall of wing a projecting stone stack. Right of this, the original cottage has projecting gable. Circular oriel window on first floor with brick mullions and sashes, flanked by plain sashes. Garden front 2-storeyed. At right hand end a gabled projection, open on ground floor, forming a loggia. On first floor a 6-light oriel oak mullioned and transomed window with lead lights. Timber louvre in apex of gable. Left of this a 2-storeyed range with oak mullioned windows with lead lights. Left of this the original cottage - of 1 storey and attics. Gabled projection with canted bay window on ground floor. Terracotta frieze above this. Slightly projecting bay window in attic. Open brick porch with tiled cornice and panelled door. Interior appears largely unaltered; oak panelling; open timber roof to main first floor room, oak and stone fireplaces, oak stair with heavy turned balusters, all in Arts and Crafts style. Attached gazebo on east, linked to house by stone walls, has stone walls and flat roof. Glazed segmental arched openings. Stone boundary walls to-garden, partly of serpentine form, all contemporary with house. A very attractive house of its period.



Listing NGR: SY9041588099

Legacy

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Legacy System number:
109006
Legacy System:
LBS

Legal

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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