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Forget-Me-Not Cottage Rose Cottage the Nook

A Grade II Listed Building in Swanage, Dorset

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Latitude: 50.6086 / 50°36'30"N

Longitude: -1.9772 / 1°58'38"W

OS Eastings: 401706

OS Northings: 78763

OS Grid: SZ017787

Mapcode National: GBR 33Y.QXD

Mapcode Global: FRA 67RG.FHJ

Plus Code: 9C2WJ25F+C4

Entry Name: Forget-Me-Not Cottage Rose Cottage the Nook

Listing Date: 21 March 1983

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1153156

English Heritage Legacy ID: 108249

ID on this website: 101153156

Location: Herston, Dorset, BH19

County: Dorset

Civil Parish: Swanage

Built-Up Area: Swanage

Traditional County: Dorset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Dorset

Church of England Parish: Swanage St Mary the Virgin

Church of England Diocese: Salisbury

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No 37 (Forget-me-Not Cottage),
SZ 0178 3/123 No 39 (The Nook),
and No 41 (Rose Cottage)

Group of traditional Purbeck cottages, possibly originally built for quarrymen.
No 37 - probably C18, has Purbeck Stone walls, colourwashed, and Purbeck Stone roof.
Stone stack. Two storeys. Ground floor has door and 2 casement windows. First floor
has 2 casement windows. No 39 - probably late C17, has Purbeck Stone walls and roof.
One storey and attic. Casement windows. Ground floor fireplace with bread oven.
No 41, late C18, has Purbeck Stone walls and roof. Brick stacks. Two storeys.
Ground floor has rendered porch and part-glazed door. Two casement windows on each
storey. Purbeck Stone boundary wall to road. Rear entrance to No 37 has as gate piers,
cast iron bollards from London. Picturesque group. RCHM Monument 61.

Listing NGR: SZ0170678763

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