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Horse Shoe Cottage ideal Cottage

A Grade II Listed Building in Powerstock, Dorset

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Latitude: 50.7582 / 50°45'29"N

Longitude: -2.6834 / 2°41'0"W

OS Eastings: 351888

OS Northings: 95622

OS Grid: SY518956

Mapcode National: GBR PR.8M80

Mapcode Global: FRA 5782.NDM

Entry Name: Horse Shoe Cottage ideal Cottage

Listing Date: 11 November 1966

Last Amended: 31 July 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1227743

English Heritage Legacy ID: 402130

Location: Powerstock, Dorset, Dorset, DT6

County: Dorset

District: West Dorset

Civil Parish: Powerstock

Traditional County: Dorset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Dorset

Church of England Parish: Powerstock with West Milton Witherstone and North Porton St Mary The Virgin

Church of England Diocese: Salisbury

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Listing Text

11/210 Horse Shoe Cottage
and Ideal Cottage (formerly
listed as Horse Shoe
GV II Cottages)

Two attached Cottages, formerly a single farmhouse. Dated I.H. 1698
over front door. Ashlar stone walls, with hollow-chamfered plinth.
Plain tile roof. Brick stacks at left hand party wall, centre (away
from cross-passage), right hand gable end. 2 storeys. 4 windows,
3-light stone mullions, hollow-chamfered. Continuous moulded plat-
band projects forward to form a classical cornice label over each
ground floor window. Mouldings of plat band and labels are of good
quality and differ. Oval window, original, over front door. Moulded
stone frame and sunk relief in the spandrels. 2 serpent-heads to
inner band of decoration. Datestone in sunk relief with form of
chalice framing date, and lily beneath. Doorways: (Horse Shoe)
original entrance to farmhouse, hollow-chamfered with depressed-arch
in a square head. Plank door, C19. (Ideal), doorway knocked through
between windows 3 and 4, plank C19.
Source: R.C.H.M. Dorset I, p 185(13).

Listing NGR: SY5188895622

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