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The Swiss Cottage

A Grade II Listed Building in Chideock, Dorset

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Latitude: 50.7317 / 50°43'54"N

Longitude: -2.8203 / 2°49'13"W

OS Eastings: 342202

OS Northings: 92777

OS Grid: SY422927

Mapcode National: GBR PM.VD6L

Mapcode Global: FRA 47Z4.P35

Plus Code: 9C2VP5JH+MV

Entry Name: The Swiss Cottage

Listing Date: 5 September 1960

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1215291

English Heritage Legacy ID: 400422

Location: Chideock, Dorset, DT6

County: Dorset

Civil Parish: Chideock

Built-Up Area: Chideock

Traditional County: Dorset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Dorset

Church of England Parish: Chideock St Giles

Church of England Diocese: Salisbury

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Single cottage in "Picturesque" tradition. Late C18. Lias stone walls. Thatch
roof, hipped at both ends. 2 symmetrical front gables with their pitched roofs
returning to main roof. Original design brick stacks in groups of 3, at left
and right eaves. Moulded caps. l½ storeys. 3 windows, ground floor with
sashes and glazing bars. First floor with 2 light casements in the gables. Very
small square window over door. Front door at centre, flush panels with 4 glass
lights over. Reeded door surround. Porch, plank sides with trelliswork above.
Low-pitched slate roof over, boarded to front. Interior: originally, double-
depth plan, with fireplaces in corners, set diagonally. Source: "RCHM Dorset I",
p 95 (12).

Listing NGR: SY4220692775

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