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Somerleigh House, Swanage

Description: Somerleigh House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 21 March 1983
English Heritage Building ID: 108223

OS Grid Reference: SZ0257578691
OS Grid Coordinates: 402575, 78691
Latitude/Longitude: 50.6079, -1.9650

Location: Manwell's Lane, 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)
SZ 0278 NE 5/97 No 191
(Somerleigh House)

Probably early C19. Purbeck Stone walls and roof. Brick stacks. Three storeys.
Ground floor has C19 shop front with windows and door divided by moulded stone
pilasters and with moulded stone cornice and stall risers. First floor has 3 double-
hung sash windows and one blocked window. Second floor has 3 double-hung sash windows
with glazing bars and one blocked window. Return wall to Maxwells Lane has one double-
hung sash window with glazing bars on second floor. The rear wing, extending into
Maxwells Lane, may have been a separate house. Purbeck Stone walls, slate roof, brick
stack. Two storeys. The ground floor has a door and 2 windows, one casement, one fixed.
First floor has one casement window. An important building in the street.

Listing NGR: SZ0257578691

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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