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12, South Street, Wareham Town

Description: 12, South Street

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 7 May 1952
English Heritage Building ID: 108079

OS Grid Reference: SY9233887300
OS Grid Coordinates: 392338, 87300
Latitude/Longitude: 50.6853, -2.1098

Location: B3075, Worth Matravers, Dorset BH20 4LT

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

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Listing Text

(West Side)

No 12
SY 9287 1/40 7.5.52.


C18. Colourwashed brick. Ground floor partly coursed Purbeck rubble. Pitched
tile roof. Stone slates above eaves. 2 storeys and attics. Brick oversailing
courses at eaves. 3 modern iron casements in original openings on 1st floor,
1 on ground floor. 2 modern attic dormers. Contemporary bowed shopfront, flanked
by moulded pilasters with paterae capitals, taking full entablature with elaborate
moulded dentils. Adjacent door to left-hand: 4 flush panels and 2 sunk and moulded
panels, panelled reveals and soffit, flanked by moulded pilasters with paterae
capitals, oblong fanlight flanked by elaborate cut brackets taking hood concave
in plan and continuing entablature of shopfront. Part-glazed door to right, with
reeded frame. Badge of the Lord of the Manor.

Nos 2 to 10 (even), The Unitarian Chapel, Nos 12 to 32 (even) and Holy Trinity
Gallery form a group.

Listing NGR: SY9233887300

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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