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Latitude: 50.718 / 50°43'4"N
Longitude: -2.4397 / 2°26'22"W
OS Eastings: 369054
OS Northings: 91018
OS Grid: SY690910
Mapcode National: GBR PY.R788
Mapcode Global: FRA 57S5.TLD
Entry Name: Hangsmans Cottage
Listing Date: 8 May 1950
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1324034
English Heritage Legacy ID: 104419
Location: Dorchester, West Dorset, Dorset, DT1
District: West Dorset
Civil Parish: Dorchester
Built-Up Area: Dorchester
Traditional County: Dorset
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Dorset
Church of England Parish: Dorchester and West Stafford
Church of England Diocese: Salisbury
SY 6691 2/17 8.5.50. I
C13, possibly earlier. 2 storeyed stone and brick cottage block with thatched
roof. Curved on plan. Formerly 3 cottages, now 2. No 17 has higher eaves line,
Hangman's Cottage has half-dormer. Projecting brick porch. Wood casements, some
lead glazing. Hipped gables. The hangman who carried out the sentences at the
"Bloody Assizes" is supposed to have lived here.
Listing NGR: SY6905491018
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