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1 and 2, High West Street, Dorchester

Description: 1 and 2, High West Street

Grade: II
Date Listed: 8 May 1975
English Heritage Building ID: 104344

OS Grid Reference: SY6924590715
OS Grid Coordinates: 369245, 90715
Latitude/Longitude: 50.7152, -2.4370

Location: South Street, Dorchester, Dorset DT1 1UG

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

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Listing Text

HIGH WEST STREET
1.
5191
(South Side)
Nos 1 & 2
SY 6990 7/239
II
2.
South West bays are early C19. 3 remainder added circa 1900. Portland ashlar.
3 storeys. Horizontally rusticated basement: giant order to next 2 storeys:
full entablature and balustrade. Fixed windows on ground floor: sashes with
glazing bars elsewhere. Original block has 3 bay applied Composite frontispiece:
windows in these 3 bays have moulded embrasures, and that in centre of 1st
floor has dentilled cornice with scrolled consoles. C20 polished granite door
surround, with segmental pediment. Remaining ground floor windows have triple
keystones. Upper floor windows of later block have moulded embrasures, central
window of 1st floor with cornice on scrolled consoles. Long and short quoins.
Chimney in centre of balustrade flanked by fluted urns.


Listing NGR: SY6924590715

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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