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52, High West Street, Dorchester

Description: 52, High West Street

Grade: II
Date Listed: 8 May 1950
English Heritage Building ID: 104376

OS Grid Reference: SY6903790719
OS Grid Coordinates: 369037, 90719
Latitude/Longitude: 50.7153, -2.4399

Location: 52 B3150, Dorchester, Dorset DT1 1UT

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

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Listing Text

(North Side)
No 52
SY 6990 7/74 8.5.50.
Early Cl8. Brown brick. 3 storeys. 5 ranges of cased sashes. Deep stone
strings at 1st and 2nd floor levels and below parapet break forward above centre
of windows. Sash windows without glazing bars have stone lintels with projecting
key blocks. Doorway has good early C18 hood on brackets enriched with mask and
foliage carving. Parapet has moulded stone coping swept up at angles and raised
in centre in semi- circular shape. Modern door. Modern windows on ground
Interior. Stone-flagged hall, 1 side panelled. Staircase is a cruder version
of (eg) Colliton House, viz: balusters alternately polygonal and vase-shaped,
handrail ramped to square newels, fielded panelling to dado height.
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: SY6903790719

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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