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Latitude: 50.8261 / 50°49'33"N
Longitude: -2.3133 / 2°18'47"W
OS Eastings: 378031
OS Northings: 102995
OS Grid: ST780029
Mapcode National: GBR 0YB.3ZB
Mapcode Global: FRA 661X.8MK
Entry Name: 17-22, Church Row
Listing Date: 8 April 2003
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1096084
English Heritage Legacy ID: 490050
Location: Hilton, North Dorset, Dorset, DT11
District: North Dorset
Civil Parish: Hilton
Traditional County: Dorset
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Dorset
Church of England Parish: Hilton and Ansty
Church of England Diocese: Salisbury
520/0/10003 CHURCH ROW
08-APR-03 17 - 22
Terrace of poor houses. Early C19, probably built in 1812. Stuccoed flint, brick and cob. Clay plain tile roof with gabled ends. Brick gable-end and axial stacks.
PLAN: Terrace of six houses, built in pairs, each with a room at the front and an unheated service room at the back and with first floor and attic chambers.
EXTERIOR: 2 storeys and attic. Symmetrical 6-window north east front with 2-light iron-frame casements with small panes, the ground floor with segmental heads; No.17 on right has C20 replacement windows; six stuccoed gabled dormers with small 2-light wrought-iron casements with leaded panes. No.17 has C20 single-storey extension set back on right side. At rear 2-light iron-frame casements with leaded panes on first floor, C19 iron roof lights and C20 single-storey extensions.
INTERIOR: No.19 has original joinery, including plank doors; first floor chamber at front has fireplace with iron basket grate; queen-post roof trusses exposed in attic chamber.
NOTE: Hilton parish Poor Book records that Lady Caroline Damer of Milton Abbey offered "to build several Poor Cottages at her Ladyship's expense" if the parish were to pay interest on the sum spent.
A good example of early C19 poor houses.
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