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Roman Bridge Cottage

A Grade II Listed Building in Preston, Dorset

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Latitude: 50.6467 / 50°38'48"N

Longitude: -2.4214 / 2°25'17"W

OS Eastings: 370301

OS Northings: 83086

OS Grid: SY703830

Mapcode National: GBR PZ.H05L

Mapcode Global: FRA 57TC.GGH

Entry Name: Roman Bridge Cottage

Listing Date: 14 June 1974

Last Amended: 22 December 1997

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1135190

English Heritage Legacy ID: 467301

Location: Weymouth and Portland, Dorset, DT3

County: Dorset

District: Weymouth and Portland

Town: Weymouth and Portland

Electoral Ward/Division: Preston

Built-Up Area: Weymouth

Traditional County: Dorset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Dorset

Church of England Parish: Preston with Sutton Poyntz St Andrew

Church of England Diocese: Salisbury

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Listing Text


873-1/9/459 (East side)
14/06/74 Roman Bridge Cottage
(Formerly Listed as:
MILL LANE, Preston
Roman Cottage)


Detached house. Early C18. Rendered or painted rubble, some
cob, thatch roof. A symmetrical 3-bay cottage, extended by 2
bays at the W end, possibly incorporating an earlier store or
farm building; the building is set gable-end towards the
stream and lane.
2 storeys, small 2-light wood casements with horizontal
glazing bar and wood sills; in the 2 bays to the left the
ground floor formerly had a wide opening, now with 2
casements. Centred to the right half is a 6-panel door under a
thatched gabled porch. Rendered gable stacks to the original
dwelling unit. The gable to the left has a single light above
2-light casement, and the back has a continuous added lean-to.
INTERIOR: has low ceiling heights, and a large open bressumer
fire with bread oven, and a curing chamber, in the right
gable. Heavy collar roof with single purlin and exposed
principals. The name is taken from the medieval bridge (qv)
immediately to the W.

Listing NGR: SY7030183086

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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