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Decoy House

A Grade II Listed Building in Wareham St. Martin, Dorset

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Latitude: 50.729 / 50°43'44"N

Longitude: -2.1311 / 2°7'51"W

OS Eastings: 390845

OS Northings: 92161

OS Grid: SY908921

Mapcode National: GBR 212.8AJ

Mapcode Global: FRA 67F4.TVW

Entry Name: Decoy House

Listing Date: 10 September 1974

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1120335

English Heritage Legacy ID: 109007

Location: Wareham St. Martin, Purbeck, Dorset, BH20

County: Dorset

District: Purbeck

Civil Parish: Wareham St. Martin

Traditional County: Dorset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Dorset

Church of England Parish: Morden St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Salisbury

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Listing Text

SY 99 SW
7/97 Decoy House
- 10/9/74 II
Detached cottage. Late C18-early C19. Brick walls, thatched roof
with brick parapets to west gable, brick stacks. One storey and
attics. Ground floor has central casement window with glazing bars -
replacing original door, and 2 C20 metal windows. Attic has 2
dormers with casements with glazing bars. Cl9 single-storey wing
on west, of brick with slate roof. 2 ledged doors, 2 casement windows
with glazing bars and one C20 metal window. Internally, main ground
floor room has large open fireplace with timber lintel. Possibly
the Decoy Keeper's cottage. The Decoy Pond, south of the cottage,
was formed c.1634 (Diary of William Whiteway).

Listing NGR: SY9084592161

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