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Tess' Cottage

A Grade II Listed Building in Marnhull, Dorset

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Latitude: 50.961 / 50°57'39"N

Longitude: -2.3143 / 2°18'51"W

OS Eastings: 378019

OS Northings: 117996

OS Grid: ST780179

Mapcode National: GBR 0WL.PPC

Mapcode Global: FRA 661K.N6J

Entry Name: Tess' Cottage

Listing Date: 14 June 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1110377

English Heritage Legacy ID: 102763

Location: Marnhull, North Dorset, Dorset, DT10

County: Dorset

District: North Dorset

Civil Parish: Marnhull

Traditional County: Dorset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Dorset

Church of England Parish: Marnhull St Gregory

Church of England Diocese: Salisbury

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Listing Text


4/133 Tess' Cottage

- II

Cottage, of more than one build, probably early and late Cl7. Coursed
rubble walls, thatched roof, half-hipped left and hipped right. Brick
stacks to left of door and at end of ridge right. l½ storeys,
irregular fenestration. Variety of windows: ground floor left are
restored, 2-light with stone mullions; some C17 timber mullioned windows;
1, 2 and 3-light casements, some with glazing bars and some with leaded-
lights. Various blocked doors and openings. Internal features: deep
stop-chamfered ceiling beams; beaded plank and muntin partitions with
some original doors; fireplaces with chamfered jambs and bressummers;
ceiling with intersecting beams and wall-plates. Original plan is
difficult to determine; may have been two tenements and possibly had
a cross-passage.
RCHM, Dorset, vol III, p 156, no 21.

Listing NGR: ST7801917996

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