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King Alfred's Kitchen, Shaftesbury

Description: King Alfred's Kitchen

Grade: II
Date Listed: 15 October 1973
English Heritage Building ID: 102042

OS Grid Reference: ST8623122946
OS Grid Coordinates: 386231, 122946
Latitude/Longitude: 51.0057, -2.1976

Location: Church Lane, Shaftesbury, Dorset SP7 8JS

Locality: Shaftesbury
Local Authority: North Dorset District Council
County: Dorset
Country: England
Postcode: SP7 8JS

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Listing Text

1.
1615 HIGH STREET
(South Side)
Nos 17 & 19
(King Alfred's Kitchen)
ST 8622 2/58 20.6.52.
II GV
2.
Plastered front. The south end has very low room with oak beams etc internally
and has a C17 origin [see RCBM] 2 storeys; 1 window above, 4 windows
below including 1 canted bay and 1 C18 sash window to left of it. North
end has a 3rd storey and most of the external features are quite modern.

Nos 5 to 13 (odd), The Fruit Shop, Nos 17 and 19 form a group.


Listing NGR: ST8623022947

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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