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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
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1135190
English Heritage Legacy ID: 467301
Location: Weymouth and Portland, Dorset, DT3
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
SY7083 BRIDGE INN LANE, Preston
873-1/9/459 (East side)
14/06/74 Roman Bridge Cottage
(Formerly Listed as:
MILL LANE, Preston
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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