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42, Rigg Lane

A Grade II Listed Building in Trent, Dorset

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Latitude: 50.9661 / 50°57'57"N

Longitude: -2.5755 / 2°34'31"W

OS Eastings: 359682

OS Northings: 118674

OS Grid: ST596186

Mapcode National: GBR MR.MH91

Mapcode Global: FRA 56HK.8G4

Plus Code: 9C2VXC8F+CQ

Entry Name: 42, Rigg Lane

Listing Date: 31 July 1961

Last Amended: 2 June 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1323894

English Heritage Legacy ID: 105733

Location: Trent, Dorset, DT9

County: Dorset

Civil Parish: Trent

Built-Up Area: Trent

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Dorset

Church of England Parish: Trent St Andrew

Church of England Diocese: Salisbury

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ST 5818-5918 RIGG LANE (west side)
18/192 No. 42 (formerly listed
31.7.61 as nos. 42 and 43)
Former farmhouse and byre, now cottage and smithy. Mid C16 with C17 and C18
alterations. Dressed stone walls. Thatch roof to cottage, clay-tile roofs
over right hand end of cottage, and over smithy. Two storeys. 4 windows,
straight-chamfered stone mullions, left and right of door, with separate
labels over, iron casements with lead lights. Ovolo-moulded wood mullions
in pegged, wood frames, iron casements with lead lights. Wood lintels, at
left ground and left end, first floor, C17. All windows of 3-lights width.
Front door, right of centre, to tiled part, plank with a wood frame and
weatherboard, C19. Attached smithy at left hand end. Dressed stone walls and
Roman-tile roof. One storey. Large stable-door at right end, plank with
wood frame and lintel. Large sliding plank door at left hand end, this
part represents an extension to the byre. Interior: left hand room has
compartmented ceiling with straight-chamfered beams and wall-plates, cut
on soffits. Open fireplace with stone jambs, hacked about, and straight-
chamfered stone lintel, this backs onto a cross-passage with flagstones.
Right hand room has C18 fireplace with cambered brick arch and bread oven
in right hand side. Roof: left end under thatch has jointed-cruck trusses
and smoke-blackened timbers, former open-hall. In the C19 the cross-passage
was the shared corridor access to two cottages, one each side.
(RCHM, Dorset I, p 260(20)).

Listing NGR: ST5968218674

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