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42, High West Street, Dorchester

Description: 42, High West Street

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 8 May 1975
English Heritage Building ID: 104368

OS Grid Reference: SY6894790704
OS Grid Coordinates: 368947, 90704
Latitude/Longitude: 50.7151, -2.4412

Location: B3150, Dorchester, Dorset DT1 1UU

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

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Listing Text

(North Side)
No 42
SY 6890 7/65
Variegated dull red brick with stone dressings. 3 window front, 2 storeys
and attic. Early-mid Cl8. Rusticated stone quoins. Modillion cornice. Plaintile
roof with 1 dormer. Sash windows have moulded stone architraves and keystones.
Either the paint has been stripped from the contemporary doorcase or this is
a restoration. It has round-headed opening, fanlight, pilasters and console
brackets. Interior has "Carpenters' Gothic" staircase, with clustered columnar
newel, delicate ramped hand- rail, Chinese Chippendale balustrade and exceptional
Rococo ornament to closed string.
Nos 41 to 45 (consec)form a group.

Listing NGR: SY6894790704

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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