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Fire Engine House

A Grade II Listed Building in Maiden Newton, Dorset

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Latitude: 50.7784 / 50°46'42"N

Longitude: -2.5724 / 2°34'20"W

OS Eastings: 359735

OS Northings: 97805

OS Grid: SY597978

Mapcode National: GBR PV.47BG

Mapcode Global: FRA 57H1.3N8

Entry Name: Fire Engine House

Listing Date: 9 August 2002

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1088098

English Heritage Legacy ID: 489674

Location: Maiden Newton, Dorset, Dorset, DT2

County: Dorset

District: West Dorset

Civil Parish: Maiden Newton

Built-Up Area: Maiden Newton

Traditional County: Dorset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Dorset

Church of England Parish: Maiden Newton and Valleys

Church of England Diocese: Salisbury

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Listing Text


443/0/10006 CHAPEL LANE


Fire engine house. Built in 1842-3, by W. Childs, builder; doors repaired or replaced 1910. Flemish stretcher bond red brick; south east side flint and rubble. Welsh state roof with gabled ends. Small rectangular single-cell plan building with plank double doors at north east end, the gable above clad in vertical boards.
INTERIOR: Purbeck stone flag threshold. Two timber rails set into flint and chalk floor.
The fire engine house was purpose-built to house a circa early C19 hand pump, now kept in Maiden Newton Fire Station.
A rare example of a purpose-built village fire engine house, complete with its original fire engine.

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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