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343 and 345, High Street, Swanage

Description: 343 and 345, High Street

Grade: II
Date Listed: 26 June 1952
English Heritage Building ID: 108237

OS Grid Reference: SZ0172578966
OS Grid Coordinates: 401725, 78966
Latitude/Longitude: 50.6104, -1.9770

Location: High Street, Swanage, Dorset BH19 2NW

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

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Listing Text

(south side)
Nos 343 and 345
SZ 0178 3/111 26.6.52 [formerly listed as No 343
(Herston Post Office)]

Now in same ownership as No 2 Bell Street - qv. Used as a shop. Probably C18.
Purbeck Stone walls and roof. Brick stacks. Two storeys and attics. Modern
single-storey shop extension filling a former recessed forecourt. Original building
L-shaped on plan. The western section adjoins the street, balancing the gable end
of No 2 Bell Street. Ground floor has one double-hung sash window with glazing bars.
One blocked doorway. First floor has 3 double-hung sash windows with glazing bars.
Attic has 3 half-dormers with gabled roofs and double-hung sash windows with glazing
bars. Part of an important group at the junction with Bell Street. RCHM Monument 62.

Listing NGR: SZ0172578966

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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