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Colson House, Dorchester

Description: Colson House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 8 May 1975
English Heritage Building ID: 104272

OS Grid Reference: SY6970690685
OS Grid Coordinates: 369706, 90685
Latitude/Longitude: 50.7150, -2.4304

Location: High Street Fordington, Dorchester, Dorset DT1 1LB

Locality: Dorchester
Local Authority: West Dorset District Council
County: Dorset
Country: England
Postcode: DT1 1LB

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Listing Text

FORDINGTON HIGH STREET
1.
5191
(South West Side)
No 36 (Colson House)
SY 6990 7/184
II
2.
Mid C18. Rendered. Pitched stone slate roof. Coped gables on ashlar kneelers.
2 storeys and attics. Street site altered, apart from 2 attic dormers with
casements and glazing bars. Garden elevation has slate roof (except above
eaves), and 2 storey C19 porch with gabled roof. 3 window ranges, from right to
left, 1 casement on 1st floor and sash on ground floor, then 2 sashes with
glazingbars on 1st floor, and French windows on ground floor.
Late Cl8 or early C19 2 storey extension to east with various windows including
1 sash with glazing bars in moulded frame. Early C19 1 storey brick scullery
extension at right angles. 2 segment-headed casements with glazing bars and
2 segment-headed planked doors.


Listing NGR: SY6970690685

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Source: English Heritage

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