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Bridge Cottage

A Grade II Listed Building in Winterborne Zelston, Dorset

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Latitude: 50.7782 / 50°46'41"N

Longitude: -2.1449 / 2°8'41"W

OS Eastings: 389878

OS Northings: 97636

OS Grid: SY898976

Mapcode National: GBR 20G.4K5

Mapcode Global: FRA 67D1.263

Plus Code: 9C2VQVH4+72

Entry Name: Bridge Cottage

Listing Date: 10 October 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1118548

English Heritage Legacy ID: 103606

Location: Winterborne Zelston, Dorset, DT11

County: Dorset

Civil Parish: Winterborne Zelston

Built-Up Area: Winterborne Zelston

Traditional County: Dorset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Dorset

Church of England Parish: Winterbourne Zelstone with Tomson and Anderson St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Salisbury

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SY 8997 THE STREET (East side)

16/190 Bridge Cottage


Detached house, probably once 3 cottages. C17, with C18 rear wing. Plastered
cob walls, hipped thatched roof, one brick stack at left end, one right of
centre. One storey and attic. At left end, former cart shed, with ledged
door. At right end a later outbuilding, now incorporated in house. Added
rear wing, single-storey, with tiled roof. Brick buttress to front wall.
C20 oak door in open thatched porch. Ground floor has 7 casement windows
with cast iron lights, some in former door openings. Attic has six ½-dormers,
4 with cast iron lights, one with lead lights and one with timber glazing bars.

Internally, left end ground floor room has large open fireplace with timber
lintel and bread oven. Some chamfered ceiling beams. Centre room has similar
fireplace, with curing chamber at high level. Some chamfered ceiling beams.
First floor over front of this room removed to form gallery, with roughly
shaped splat balusters. Roughly shaped balusters to landing at top of stairs.
Most original roof trusses survive. (RCHM Monument 7. Dorset. Vol.III).

Listing NGR: SY8987897636

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