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Bridge House

A Grade II Listed Building in Yetminster, Dorset

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Latitude: 50.8951 / 50°53'42"N

Longitude: -2.5748 / 2°34'29"W

OS Eastings: 359673

OS Northings: 110785

OS Grid: ST596107

Mapcode National: GBR MR.RX3D

Mapcode Global: FRA 56HQ.W61

Entry Name: Bridge House

Listing Date: 8 October 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1119122

English Heritage Legacy ID: 106175

Location: Yetminster, West Dorset, Dorset, DT9

County: Dorset

District: West Dorset

Civil Parish: Yetminster

Built-Up Area: Yetminster

Traditional County: Dorset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Dorset

Church of England Parish: Yetminster and Hilfield

Church of England Diocese: Salisbury

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Listing Text

ST 5910 (South side)

Bridge House (formerly
11/158 listed as Bridge View)

- II

Detached house. Mid-late C17. Rubble stone walls, thatched roof with coped
gables, brick end stacks. 2 storeys and attic. C18 raised panel door under
moulded hood on shaped brackets. Ground floor has two 2-light and two 4-light
stone mullioned windows with hoodmoulds. First floor has four similar 3-light
windows. Internally, right ground floor room has large open fireplac-e with
moulded timber lintel. Deep chamfered ceiling beams. Arched recess by
fireplace. Left ground floor room has large open fireplace with slightly
cambered timber lintel and bread oven. Deep chamfered ceiling beams. On
first floor, left end room has timber lintel of original fireplace - blocked.
Right end room has original fireplace with cambered lintel and stone jambs.
Deep chamfered ceiling beams. Some re-used smoke-blackened roof timbers
indicating reconstruction of an earlier open-hall house. At the rear, 3 dormers
with oak mullioned windows with remains of lead lights. C20 rear lean-to with
corrugated roof. (RCHM Monument 23. Dorset. Vol. I. R Machin. "The Houses
of Yetminster." University of Bristol. 1978)

Listing NGR: ST5967310785

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