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12, West Street, Wareham Town

Description: 12, West Street

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 7 May 1952
English Heritage Building ID: 108115

OS Grid Reference: SY9224987354
OS Grid Coordinates: 392249, 87354
Latitude/Longitude: 50.6858, -2.1111

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

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There is also a scheduled monument, Wareham Town Walls, at the same location as this building or very close to it. This may be related in some way or possibly a different name for the same structure.

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Listing Text

(North Side)

No 12
(formerly listed as
Nos 12 & 14)
SY 9287 1/84 7.5.52.


C18. Chequer brick. Pitched tile roof. Stone slates above eaves. Brick gable
coping. Chequer brick stacks. 2 storeys and attics. Brick modillion eaves cornice.
3 flush-framed cased sashes with glazing bars on 1st floor. 1 ground floor oblong
bay with sashes and glazing bars. Double-bowed shopfront with glazing bars and
full entablature framed by reeded pilasters. 2 doors (central modern, left-hand
one with 4 flush panels) both flanked by reeded pilasters with paterae capitals
taking flat hoods, concave in plan, which continue entablatures over shop windows.

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

Listing NGR: SY9224987354

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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