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Wanganui Cottage

A Grade II Listed Building in Weston, Dorset

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.5394 / 50°32'21"N

Longitude: -2.4452 / 2°26'42"W

OS Eastings: 368545

OS Northings: 71163

OS Grid: SY685711

Mapcode National: GBR PY.K5RQ

Mapcode Global: FRA 57RM.Z1P

Entry Name: Wanganui Cottage

Listing Date: 21 September 1978

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1203133

English Heritage Legacy ID: 382078

Location: Portland, Dorset, Dorset, DT5

County: Dorset

Civil Parish: Portland

Built-Up Area: Weston

Traditional County: Dorset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Dorset

Church of England Parish: Portland All Saints

Church of England Diocese: Salisbury

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Listing Text


PORTLAND

SY6871 WESTON ROAD, Weston
969-1/4/184 (West side)
21/09/78 No.70
Wanganui Cottage

GV II

Small house in row. Possibly late C17 or early C18 origins,
but much modified in C19 and C20. Rough coursed rubble, raised
at eaves in two courses large squared stone, slate roof. Two
storeys and attic, 1-windowed. All C20 including dormer, and
C20 door to right. Ground floor window has blocking and former
jamb stone to what was probably a 3-light mullioned window
with a similar 2-light above. Interior retains large
rough-chamfered beam, and stop-chamfered ceiling joists.
Spiral wood staircase to left of deep fire recess, right, with
C20 detail. This dwelling probably formed part of a larger
late C16 house, now in several units, best represented by No
72 (qv) adjoining.
(Royal Commission on Historical Monuments: Dorset: London:
1970-: 257).


Listing NGR: SY6854571163

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