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Latitude: 50.6069 / 50°36'24"N
Longitude: -1.9597 / 1°57'34"W
OS Eastings: 402947
OS Northings: 78580
OS Grid: SZ029785
Mapcode National: GBR 459.WXV
Mapcode Global: FRA 67SG.GCW
Plus Code: 9C2WJ24R+Q4
Entry Name: Summer House in Garden of Purbeck House
Listing Date: 21 March 1983
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1304677
English Heritage Legacy ID: 108215
Location: Swanage, Dorset, BH19
Civil Parish: Swanage
Built-Up Area: Swanage
Traditional County: Dorset
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Dorset
Church of England Parish: Swanage St Mary the Virgin
Church of England Diocese: Salisbury
Summer House in garden of
SZ 0278 NE 5/89
Probably C18, built in connection with the earlier house. Circular summer house,
raised above garden level on an earth mound, approached by a stone stair. There
was formerly a water tank under the floor. Stone walls, rendered externally, Purbeck
Stone roof. Interior has a blocked fireplace and 2 ornamental plaster plaques.
Manhole to former water tank in the floor. Fixed timber table with circular revolving
top made from a cart wheel from one of the former horse-drawn carts used to transport
stone to boats at the quay. At the rear of the summer house is a raised water tank,
in a stone, brick and timber structure, dated 1884, which at one time fed the cistern
below the summer house.
Listing NGR: SZ0294778580
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
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