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1, South Street, Wareham Town

Description: 1, South Street

Grade: II
Date Listed: 7 May 1952
English Heritage Building ID: 108064

OS Grid Reference: SY9235187374
OS Grid Coordinates: 392351, 87374
Latitude/Longitude: 50.6860, -2.1096

Location: 2 South Street, Worth Matravers BH20 4LR

Locality: Wareham Town
Local Authority: Purbeck District Council
County: Dorset
Country: England
Postcode: BH20 4LR

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Listing Text

(East Side)

No 1
(formerly listed as
Premises occupied by
International Stores)
SY 9287 1/27 7.5.52.


Mid C18. Colourwashed brick. nipped and sprocketed tile roof. Stone slates
at eaves. Red brick stacks. 2 storeys and attics. Modillion eaves cornice.
South Street front has 1 range of C19 sashes, 1930's shopfront and 2 C20 casements
with lead glazing bars. 1 attic dormer with hipped tile roof, tile-hung cheeks
and sash with glazing bars. On corner with East Street is the carved entablature
of a blocked door: ball-dentilled cornice and lozenges at either end of frieze.
East Street front has 2 C19 sashes on 1st floor and 3 modern casements. modern
door with oblong fanlight in mid-C19 surround; 2 panelled pilasters and elaborate
cut brackets supporting flat hood.

Nos 1, 3 and 5 form a group.

Listing NGR: SY9235387375

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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