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Gullivers, Including Attached Outbuildings at Rear

A Grade II Listed Building in Worth Matravers, Dorset

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Latitude: 50.5969 / 50°35'48"N

Longitude: -2.0385 / 2°2'18"W

OS Eastings: 397371

OS Northings: 77463

OS Grid: SY973774

Mapcode National: GBR 342.FFQ

Mapcode Global: FRA 67MH.7NK

Entry Name: Gullivers, Including Attached Outbuildings at Rear

Listing Date: 20 November 1959

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1120267

English Heritage Legacy ID: 109152

Location: Worth Matravers, Purbeck, Dorset, BH19

County: Dorset

District: Purbeck

Civil Parish: Worth Matravers

Built-Up Area: Worth Matravers

Traditional County: Dorset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Dorset

Church of England Parish: Worth Matravers St Nicholas

Church of England Diocese: Salisbury

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Listing Text


9/135 Gullivers, including attached
outbuildings at rear


Deatched cottage. Mid-late C17. Rubble stone walls, stone slate roof, stone end and
centre stacks. At right angles to road. One storey and attic. West (entrance) front
has lean-to extension at right-end. Part-glazed door. Ground floor has 3 casement
windows with glazing bars - evidence of former stone mullions. Attic has 2 pent-roofed
½ dormers with casements. Carved stone corbel over door. Main ground floor room has
large open fireplace with timber lintol and bread oven. Some chamfered ceiling beams.
Massive roof trusses, possibly originally jointed crucks. Attached outbuildings at
rear, of similar construction; some roofs replaced in corrugated asbestos. Reputedly
the home of Gulliver, the noted Dorset Smuggler. RCHM Monument 7 (Dorset Vol II).

Listing NGR: SY9737177463

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