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Lilac Cottage and the Lilacs

A Grade II Listed Building in Ryme Intrinseca, Dorset

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Latitude: 50.8962 / 50°53'46"N

Longitude: -2.5961 / 2°35'45"W

OS Eastings: 358174

OS Northings: 110912

OS Grid: ST581109

Mapcode National: GBR MQ.RXRN

Mapcode Global: FRA 56GQ.SHX

Entry Name: Lilac Cottage and the Lilacs

Listing Date: 7 September 1999

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1067416

English Heritage Legacy ID: 477107

Location: Ryme Intrinseca, West Dorset, Dorset, DT9

County: Dorset

District: West Dorset

Civil Parish: Ryme Intrinseca

Traditional County: Dorset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Dorset

Church of England Parish: Ryme Intrinseca St Hypolytus

Church of England Diocese: Salisbury

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Listing Text


Lilac Cottage and The Lilacs


Pair of semi-detached houses. 1928, possibly by Petter and Warren. Concrete block cavity walls. Steel roof structure of segmental section clad in corrugated-iron sheets. Red brick axial stack. PLAN: Pair of semi-detached houses. EXTERIOR: Two storeys. Symmetrical4-window south front in wide segmental arch gable end. later C20 casements and doors to left and right with canopies, the right-hand doorway has been blocked and the canopy removed. At the rear IN] most of the original 2-light wooden casements remain and are complete with glazing bars. later C20 glazed porch and conservatory on either side. INTERIOR largely intact, but the partition between the two principal rooms of the left house has been removed. Original roof structure with T -section curved trusses and timber purlins. NOTE: The design of this pair of houses was based on the principals that Lt Colonel Nissen, of the Royal Engineers, used in the construction of First World War Nissen huts. There are similar houses in Barwick, Yeovil, West Camel in South Somerset District, and in Bampton in Mid Devon District.

Listing NGR: ST5817410912

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