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The Black Swan Inn and Boundary Walls to North East and East, Swanage

Description: The Black Swan Inn and Boundary Walls to North East and East

Grade: II
Date Listed: 21 March 1983
English Heritage Building ID: 108221

OS Grid Reference: SZ0266578668
OS Grid Coordinates: 402665, 78668
Latitude/Longitude: 50.6077, -1.9637

Location: 6 Townsend Road, Swanage, Dorset BH19 2NE

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

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Listing Text

(south side)
No 159
(The Black Swan Inn)
SZ 0278 NE 5/95 and boundary walls to
North East and East

Of origin, altered in C18 and later. Purbeck Stone walls, colourwashed, Purbeck
Stone roof. Brick stacks. Two storeys and attics. Ground floor has entrance door with
flat stone canopy on brackets, and 3 double-hung sash windows. Similar windows to
first floor. Two dormers to attic, one with a pent roof, one with a hipped roof, both
with double-hung sashes. Wrought iron hanging sign under eaves. West of the existing
entrance are signs of an earlier blocked door, and another further west. The building
is raised above pavement level on a terrace with a Purbeck Stone retaining wall and
simple iron railings. Two-storeyed gabled extension at rear, also in Purbeck Stone.
Stone outbuildings at rear - attached to main building. Purbeck Stone walls and roofs.
Single-storey. Probably originally stables, etc. Purbeck Stone boundary wall along
High Street and Townsend Road. Stone gate piers to entrance leading to yard in
Townsend Road. RCHM Monument 43.

Listing NGR: SZ0266578668

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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