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Meadow Cottage Priory Cottage

A Grade II Listed Building in Charminster, Dorset

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Latitude: 50.7324 / 50°43'56"N

Longitude: -2.4571 / 2°27'25"W

OS Eastings: 367832

OS Northings: 92631

OS Grid: SY678926

Mapcode National: GBR PY.48J6

Mapcode Global: FRA 57R4.LL7

Plus Code: 9C2VPGJV+X4

Entry Name: Meadow Cottage Priory Cottage

Listing Date: 26 January 1956

Last Amended: 10 March 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1324020

English Heritage Legacy ID: 106218

Location: Charminster, Dorset, DT2

County: Dorset

Civil Parish: Charminster

Built-Up Area: Charminster

Traditional County: Dorset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Dorset

Church of England Parish: Charminster St Mary the Virgin

Church of England Diocese: Salisbury

Tagged with: Cottage Thatched cottage

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SY 6792 WEST HILL (South

13/30 Nos. 11 and 12 12
(Priory Cottage and
26.1.56 Meadow Cottage (formerly
listed as Range of 3 Houses
130 yds S.E of School)


Formerly one farmhouse, now two attached cottages. Late C16 with C18, C19,
and C20 alterations to fenestration, and walling. Knapped flint and banded
stone walls and brickwork raising the eaves. Thatch roof with gable ends.
C20. Brick stacks at east end gable and at ridge centre, and at right party
wall with West Hill Cottage. 1½ storeys (Priory) and 2 storeys (Meadow). 3
windows and 2 windows. Fenestration, Priory: 3-light C19 wood casement;
door, 4-light stone mullion window with iron casements and fixed lead
lights. Label. Upper floor has 3 eyebrow dormers, two 2-light C20 metal
casements; one 4-light wood casement. Meadow: (door) 4-light stone mullion
window with iron casements and lead lights. Label over. First floor has
3-light and 4-light C20 wood casements. Front doors: Priory has a plank
door with strap hinges, glass light. Meadow plank door left, with wood
lintel over. Interior: much altered. Meadow has a large hall with a small
early C19 dog-leg stair with Roman Doric newel. Right hand room, formerly
larger before sub-division by hall, fireplace has brick jambs and segmental
brick head. Mid chamfered ceiling beams. (RCHM Dorset III p70(12))

Listing NGR: SY6782892630

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