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Winwhistle Cottage

A Grade II Listed Building in Holt, Dorset

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Latitude: 50.8515 / 50°51'5"N

Longitude: -1.9132 / 1°54'47"W

OS Eastings: 406204

OS Northings: 105777

OS Grid: SU062057

Mapcode National: GBR 42G.H44

Mapcode Global: FRA 66WV.8H6

Entry Name: Winwhistle Cottage

Listing Date: 4 November 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1154422

English Heritage Legacy ID: 107507

Location: Holt, East Dorset, Dorset, BH21

County: Dorset

District: East Dorset

Civil Parish: Holt

Traditional County: Dorset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Dorset

Church of England Parish: Horton and Chalbury St Wolfrida

Church of England Diocese: Salisbury

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Listing Text


6/49 Winwhistle Cottage


Shown on OS Map as Skies Farm. Detached cottage. Probably mid-late C16
origin. Originally of open-hall form, - possibly a long-house. Timber framed
walls, half hipped thatched roof, one brick stack at right end, one left of
centre - both these late insertions. One storey and attic. Right of centre,
ledged door in C20 plastered porch with hipped roof. Lean-to extension at
left end with plastered walls and tiled roof. Ground floor has three C20
casements with lead lights. Attic has 3 dormers with similar casements. C20
rear extension with plastered walls and thatched roof. Internally, evidence
of smoke-blackered timbers and plaster in loft. Several original timber
framed partitions, some with later brick filling. In hall, large open
fireplace with timber lintel and bread oven - altered. Inner room probably
always floored over, with ladder access from hall. (R.C.H.M. Monument 5.
Dorset Vol V).

Listing NGR: SU0620405777

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