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Reading Room Cottage and the Old Reading Room

A Grade II Listed Building in Powerstock, Dorset

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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

Entry Name: Reading Room Cottage and the Old Reading Room

Listing Date: 11 November 1966

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1227804

English Heritage Legacy ID: 402257

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

SY 5195 & 5196
11-11-1966
11/227

POWERSTOCK
POWERSTOCK VILLAGE

Reading Room
Cottage and the
Old Reading Room

GV
II

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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Description

SY 5195 & 5196
11-11-1966
11/227

POWERSTOCK
POWERSTOCK VILLAGE

Reading Room
Cottage and the
Old Reading Room

GV
II

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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