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Cromwell Cottage

A Grade II* Listed Building in Leigh, Dorset

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Latitude: 50.8757 / 50°52'32"N

Longitude: -2.5408 / 2°32'26"W

OS Eastings: 362047

OS Northings: 108608

OS Grid: ST620086

Mapcode National: GBR MT.T042

Mapcode Global: FRA 56KS.HZ0

Entry Name: Cromwell Cottage

Listing Date: 31 July 1961

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1119163

English Heritage Legacy ID: 106065

Location: Leigh, West Dorset, Dorset, DT9

County: Dorset

District: West Dorset

Civil Parish: Leigh

Built-Up Area: Leigh

Traditional County: Dorset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Dorset

Church of England Parish: Leigh St Andrew

Church of England Diocese: Salisbury

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Listing Text

ST 6208 (North side)
9/47 Cromwell Cottage


Detached house. Mid-late C16, altered in early C17 and early C18. Rubble
stone walls, thatched roof with coped gables, brick end stacks. One storey
and attic. Ledged door in 4-centred arch with hoodmould. Date stone over
this IR 1628. On ground floor, left of door a 4-light stone mullioned
window with lead lights, under hoodmould. Right of door one 3-light and
one 4-light similar windows. In attic, left of door, a similar 4-light
window, without hoodmould, slightly dormered. Right of door, date stone
1726. Above the original wall plate 2 timber mullioned windows with lead
lights. Small C20 single-storey lean-to extension at rear. House of open-hall
origin, possibly a long-house. Internally, left ground floor room has large
open fireplace with timber lintel and jambs. Roof at this end of jointed
cruck construction. Heavy plank and muntin partition with shouldered arched
doorway between left room and original cross-passage. Right end room has
large open fireplace with timber lintel. Some chamfered ceiling beams.
(RCHM Monument 6. (Dorset. Vol.I) R Machin. "The Houses of Yetminster".
University of Bristol. 1978.)

Listing NGR: ST6204708608

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