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Cottage at Leigh Common

A Grade II Listed Building in Leigh, Dorset

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Latitude: 50.8484 / 50°50'54"N

Longitude: -2.5451 / 2°32'42"W

OS Eastings: 361717

OS Northings: 105570

OS Grid: ST617055

Mapcode National: GBR MS.VYVB

Mapcode Global: FRA 56KV.N7S

Entry Name: Cottage at Leigh Common

Listing Date: 8 October 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1153820

English Heritage Legacy ID: 106074

Location: Leigh, West Dorset, Dorset, DT2

County: Dorset

District: West Dorset

Civil Parish: Leigh

Traditional County: Dorset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Dorset

Church of England Parish: Leigh St Andrew

Church of England Diocese: Salisbury

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Listing Text


5/56 Cottage at Leigh

- II

Cottage. Late C18 - early C19. Walls of flint and cob, part colourwashed,
extended to north in brick in late C19. Thatched roof. One brick stack at
right end of original building and one at right end of later section. 2 storeys
simple 2-room plan. Ledged door in verandah type porch with brick piers and
pantile roof. In original section, one horizontally sliding sash on first
floor. In later section, one casement with glazing bars on each floor.
Interior largely unaltered, main room has large open fireplace with timber
lintel and bread oven. Probably originally a squatter's cottage built on
highway verge.

Listing NGR: ST6171705570

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