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2, Bell Street, Swanage

Description: 2, Bell Street

Grade: II
Date Listed: 26 June 1952
English Heritage Building ID: 108136

OS Grid Reference: SZ0173778971
OS Grid Coordinates: 401737, 78971
Latitude/Longitude: 50.6105, -1.9768

Location: High Street, Swanage, Dorset BH19 2SA

Locality: Swanage
Local Authority: Purbeck District Council
County: Dorset
Country: England
Postcode: BH19 2SA

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Listing Text

(west side)
No 2
[formerly listed as
No 343 High Street (Herston
Post Office)]
SZ 0178 3/10 26.6.52

On the corner of Bell Street and High Street. Probably C18. Now used as a shop.
Purbeck Stone walls and roof. Two storeys and attics. Bell Street elevation has
a door, and modern shop window and door on the ground floor. South of the door
a window has been reduced in width - formerly a double-hung sash. First floor has
2 double-hung sashes with glazing bars. Two dormers to attic with hipped roofs and
double-hung sashes. Elevation to High Street has gable end. Modern shop window on
ground floor. See also Nos 343 and 345 High Street. RCHM Monument 57.

Listing NGR: SZ0173778971

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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