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SUMMER HOUSE IN GARDEN OF PURBECK HOUSE

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.

Name: SUMMER HOUSE IN GARDEN OF PURBECK HOUSE

List entry Number: 1304677

Location

SUMMER HOUSE IN GARDEN OF PURBECK HOUSE, HIGH STREET

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

County: Dorset

District: Purbeck

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Swanage

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 21-Mar-1983

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 108215

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List entry Description

Summary of Building

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Reasons for Designation

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History

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Details

HIGH STREET 1. 5190 (south side) Summer House in garden of Purbeck House SZ 0278 NE 5/89 II

2. Probably C18, built in connection with the earlier house. Circular summer house, raised above garden level on an earth mound, approached by a stone stair. There was formerly a water tank under the floor. Stone walls, rendered externally, Purbeck Stone roof. Interior has a blocked fireplace and 2 ornamental plaster plaques. Manhole to former water tank in the floor. Fixed timber table with circular revolving top made from a cart wheel from one of the former horse-drawn carts used to transport stone to boats at the quay. At the rear of the summer house is a raised water tank, in a stone, brick and timber structure, dated 1884, which at one time fed the cistern below the summer house.

Listing NGR: SZ0294778580

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National Grid Reference: SZ 02947 78580

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