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Hardy's Cottage

A Grade II Listed Building in Stinsford, Dorset

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Latitude: 50.7315 / 50°43'53"N

Longitude: -2.3862 / 2°23'10"W

OS Eastings: 372836

OS Northings: 92498

OS Grid: SY728924

Mapcode National: GBR 0ZD.3HP

Mapcode Global: FRA 57W4.XW3

Entry Name: Hardy's Cottage

Listing Date: 26 January 1956

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1119859

English Heritage Legacy ID: 106324

Location: Stinsford, West Dorset, Dorset, DT2

County: Dorset

District: West Dorset

Civil Parish: Stinsford

Traditional County: Dorset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Dorset

Church of England Parish: Stinsford St Michael

Church of England Diocese: Salisbury

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Listing Text


8/136 Hardy's Cottage


- II

Detached cottage. Left section c1800, right section c1840. Brick walls
with some flint banding - a facing on cob. Upper walls plastered cob.
Hipped thatched roof, roof of right section slightly lower. Brick end and
centre stacks. One storey and attic. Brick porch with shallow pitched lead
roof. Ledged door. Evidence of 2 blocked doors. Ground floor has 4
casements, 2 with glazing bars, 2 with lead lights. Attic has 3 slightly
dormered windows, 2 with glazing bars, one with lead lights. At right end a
single storey extension, of brick with slate roof. Small single storey,
timber extension on front of this. Internally, main ground floor room has
large open fireplace with timber lintel. Bread oven with access from room
on right. Old brick and stone floors. Early panelled doors, possibly
brought from elsewhere. Birthplace of Thomas Hardy in 1840, and built by
his great grandfather. Good unspoiled example of Dorset cottage. A
National Trust property. (RCHM Monument 8 Dorset Vol II)

Listing NGR: SY7283692498

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