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2 and 4, West Street, Wareham Town

Description: 2 and 4, West Street

Grade: II
Date Listed: 7 May 1952
English Heritage Building ID: 108111

OS Grid Reference: SY9229187368
OS Grid Coordinates: 392291, 87368
Latitude/Longitude: 50.6859, -2.1105

Location: West Street, Worth Matravers, Dorset BH20 4JT

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

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Listing Text

(North Side)

Nos 2 & 4
(formerly listed
as No 2)
SY 9287 1/81 7.5.52


C18. Stucco. Hipped tile roof. Stone slates above eaves. Red brick stacks.
2 storeys and attics. Brick modillion eaves cornice. South elevation has 2 ranges
of cased sashes. 3 blocked windows on 1st floor. 1 cantedbay window with sashes
and glazing bars and entablature with idiosyncratic cornice. Left-hand door with
6 moulded panels and semi-circular fanlight. Right-hand door modern with semi-circular
fanlight, in original moulded panelled reveals. Doorcase with reeded pilasters
and Doric entablature taking open dentilled pediment. 2 attic dormers with hipped
tile roofs, and tile-hung sides, 1 with casement and lead glazing bars and 1 with
a sash.
East elevation has C19 shopfront with pilasters to fascia flanked by elaborately
moulded consoles. 3 cased sashes with glazing bars on 1st floor, 1 attic dormer
with hipped tile roof, tile-hung cheeks and sash.

The Red Lion Hotel and Nos 2 to 12 (even) form a group.

Listing NGR: SY9229287368

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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