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65 and 65a, High West Street, Dorchester

Description: 65 and 65a, High West Street

Grade: II
Date Listed: 8 May 1950
English Heritage Building ID: 104388

OS Grid Reference: SY6921290746
OS Grid Coordinates: 369212, 90746
Latitude/Longitude: 50.7155, -2.4374

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.
5191
(North Side)
Nos 65 and 65A
ST 6990 7/84 8.5.50.
II GV
2.
The front part of this house was at one time the George Inn, dating from about
1600. Internally a stone fireplace of this date remains on the 1st floor and
part of another, also a stop-chamfered oak doorframe with some panelling above.
The building was of stone, but was extended at the back and faced with brick
in the Cl8. The present front is 2 storeys, 4 windows, of red brick with rubbed
brick voussoirs to 1st floor. Wood cornice. Parapet. With the exception
of the ground floor shops the building is part of the Dorset County Museum.
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: SY6920790746

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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