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63, High West Street, Dorchester

Description: 63, High West Street

Grade: II
Date Listed: 8 May 1950
English Heritage Building ID: 104385

OS Grid Reference: SY6916190739
OS Grid Coordinates: 369161, 90739
Latitude/Longitude: 50.7155, -2.4382

Location: 64 B3150, Dorchester, Dorset DT1 1UY

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

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Listing Text

HIGH WEST STREET
1.
5191
(North Side)
No 63
SY 6990 7/82 8.5.50.
II GV
2.
Adjoining above. Lower 3 storeys red brick front. Hipped tile roof. Ground
floor has projecting shopfront with bowed ends. Fascia and dentil cornice,
glazing bars removed. This appears to be early C19. On lst and 2nd floors
there is a 3-light sash window with wide painted surrounds and painted aprons.
lst floor window has pilaster strips between lights and moulded entablature.
Moulded wood eaves cornice. Door with 2 moulded panels and ornamental frosted
glass. Rear is apparently C17. Ground floor Ridgeway or Portland rubble.
Timber-framed 1st floor with pink brick nogging. 2 storeys. Pitched tile roof.
C19 brick stack. 3 ranges of modern casements with glazing bars. Original
coped stone gable end on kneelers and with finial at north end.
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: SY6915990747

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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