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Railings to No 50 Wadham House, Dorchester

Description: Railings to No 50 Wadham House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 8 May 1950
English Heritage Building ID: 104374

OS Grid Reference: SY6902490708
OS Grid Coordinates: 369024, 90708
Latitude/Longitude: 50.7152, -2.4401

Location: B3150, Dorchester, Dorset DT1 1XA

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

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Listing Text

HIGH WEST STREET
1.
5l91
(North Side)
No 50 (Wadham House).
Railings to No 50.
SY 6990 7/72 8.5.50.
II* GV
2.
3 storeys 3 window stucco front, higher than the above and set back slightly.
Basement. 2 doorways of equal importance suggest it may have been a pair.
Now converted to flats. Early C19. Ground floor is rusticated and has central
3-light sash with segmental head. Flanking this are 2 fine doorways in round-headed
rusticated reveals. Fanlights, side-lights, moulded transoms and frames.
6 panelled doors. lst floor has 3 tall sash windows, the centre 1 having architrave
and entablature on console brackets. Continuous balcony supported on brackets
with good iron balustrade. String at level of 2nd floor cills, moulded cornice
and parapet above. Railings to area and approach steps. Urn finial.
Nos 48 to 65A (consec)including the Shire Hall, Holy Trinity Church, the Museum,
St. Peter's Church and monument to William Barnes in churchyard immediately south
of West Tower form a group.


Listing NGR: SY6902490708

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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