SUMMER HOUSE IN GARDEN OF PURBECK HOUSE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1304677
Date first listed:
21-Mar-1983
Statutory Address:
SUMMER HOUSE IN GARDEN OF PURBECK HOUSE, HIGH STREET

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Location

Statutory Address:
SUMMER HOUSE IN GARDEN OF PURBECK HOUSE, HIGH STREET

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

County:
Dorset
District:
Purbeck (District Authority)
Parish:
Swanage
National Grid Reference:
SZ 02947 78580

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

Legacy

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Legacy System number:
108215
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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Date: 30 Jun 2001
Reference: IOE01/06766/29
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