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Latitude: 50.7637 / 50°45'49"N
Longitude: -2.6866 / 2°41'11"W
OS Eastings: 351671
OS Northings: 96242
OS Grid: SY516962
Mapcode National: GBR PR.86FL
Mapcode Global: FRA 5782.74P
Plus Code: 9C2VQ877+F9
Entry Name: Reading Room Cottage and the Old Reading Room
Listing Date: 11 November 1966
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1227804
English Heritage Legacy ID: 402257
Location: Powerstock, Dorset, DT6
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
SY 5195 & 5196
Cottage and the
Old Reading Room
Attached Cottage and former reading room. Mid C18. Rubble stone
walls. Thatch roof, hipped at left hand, with a stone gable-coping
at right hand. One brick stack at left hand hip apex, C20. One
brick stack at ridge centre. 1½ (left) and one storey. 4 windows,
3-light wooden casements with horizontal glazing-bars. Wooden cills.
Former Reading Room has 2 tall 3--light windows with a high wooden
transom rebuilt. Small square window on the gable end. Front doors
(Reading Room Cottage); plank with a wooden lintel over. (Old
Reading Room) plank with one glass light. Interior: (left hard)
C19 cooking-range in situ. Slightly chamfered ceiling-beam.
Source: R.C.H.M. Dorset I, p 185(17).
Listing NGR: SY5167196242
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