Granville House
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The house below is older than "Waterloo House". In 1587 it was owned by Thomas Oliver and Mary his wife and was described as being a cottage with a garden; on the north side bounded by the lands belonging to the Manor: on the West by the house of Mary New widow: on the east with the house of Benjamin Paine and on the South by the King's High­way, Where this cottage was is difficult to locate as the King's Highway was on the south. The property in the sixteenth century probably included the land where ''Waterloo House" was later built and the cottages lower down. In 1711 it was sold to Nicholas and Thomas Follett for £6, and in 1732 owned by Elizabeth, wife of Thomas Follett, a victualler. It then passed to Robert Fowler of Thormouth, Devon, Later owners were John Bazely a husbandman and Sam Taylor, a mason, paying £15, In 1793 the property was described as being a messuage and garden, adjoining a dwelling for many years "prostrate", which was afterwards rebuilt, and a little orchard and in possession of Samuel Oliver of Lyme Regis. Oliver, in the deeds.is described as being a 'Helier , or thatcher, and sold part of the property to Benjamin Diment in 1803, as already mentioned. In 1814 John Potter, a'cord-wainer was in possession and in 1869 William, his son. One Christmas Eve in the 1880s it was destroyed by fire. Potter was carried across the road and watched his house burn, seated on a chair.The house was rebuilt by the insurance company and the next tenant was W.G.Copp, a tailor. After he left, the house was purchased by Fred Hutchings, bootmaker, which was later inherited by his sons Ernest and Fred. The back of the house is very confused, the original wall on the north side still stands, but the old house occupied a space at least 8 feet further away from the pavement.

Samuel Taylor of Lyme Regis, Mason sells to Matthew Lock of Charmouth in 1766
This Indenture made in 1766 between Samuel Taylor of Lyme Regis, Mason and Matthew Lock of Charmouth, Mason of the other part. The said Taylor in consideration of £5 paid by The said Lock all that dwelling house and garden situated in the higher end of Charmouth on the north side of the road from thence to Lyme Regis and also that Cottage adjoining to the said last mentioned dwelling house with the garden which are bounced with the lands of Anthony Ellesdon Esq on the north and on the west side of Mary New. With the house of Benjamin Payne on the east and on the south with the Kings Highway. A similar deed has the same boundaries in 1732, which is the year Anthony Ellesdon died.

Thomas Croom and Benjamin Diment, junior lease for a year to John Farwell in 1814.
This Indenture made in 1814 between Thomas Croom in Honiton and Benjamin Diment the younger of Charmouth. Smith of the one part and John Farrell of Chideock, Yeoman that for 10/- money paid by John Farwell. The said Croom and Diment have sold unto John Farwell all that dwelling house and garden situated in the higher end of Charmouth on the north side of the road from thence to Lyme Regis and also that Cottage adjoining to the said last mentioned dwelling house with the garden which are bounced with the lands formerly of Benedicta Durston, Widow and heir of Philip Henvill Esq. and afterwards of George Webber and others being then a field called Little Grange wheron Buildings some time since erected on the north, with the Dwelling house of Benjamin Paine, deceased and afterwards of William Hudd on the east and with the Kings Highway on the south, All which said premises were heretofore in the occupation of Carew Manning and William Roper as Tenants therof and are now in the occupation of the said Benjamin Diment the younger and John Hunter his tenant...
Signed with the mark of Thomas Croom and Benjamin Diment junior.