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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: 1303899



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

County: Dorset

District: West Dorset

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Yetminster

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 31-Jul-1961

Date of most recent amendment: 08-Oct-1986

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 106125

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11/107 Thatch Cottage, (formerly listed as 31.7.61 Brister End)

- II

Detached cottage. Late C16 - early C17, front wing added in C17, extension at left end - possibly once a separate cottage and outbuilding, probably C18. Rubble stone walls, left extension plastered, upper part of gable of wing rebuilt in brick. Thatched roof, one brick stack at left end of original wing, and one at right end at junction with wing. Coped gable at right end. L-shaped plan with projecting wing at right end. One storey and attic. The projecting wing - a service wing, at lower level than main range. This has one casement with glazing bars on each floor. Entrance in main range approached up steps. C20 stone and glazed timber porch, with lean-to corrugated sheet roof. Original doorway, blocked, right of this. Ground floor has 2 casements with horizontal glazing bars and small fire window at left end. Attic has 2 dormers with casements with horizontal glazing bars. Internally, ground floor room in front wing has chamfered ceiling beam. In main range, right ground floor room has large open fireplace with curved chamfered lintel. Some stop-chamfered ceiling beams. Left ground floor room has large open fireplace with curved chamfered timber lintel, remains of bread oven, and fire window. Chamfered ceiling beam. Single-storey rear lean-to, with plastered walls and tiled roof. (RCHM Monument 29. Dorset. Vol.I. R Machin. "The Houses of Yetminster". University of Bristol 1978)

Listing NGR: ST5985210625

Selected Sources

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

National Grid Reference: ST 59852 10625


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