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Description: Post Office
Date Listed: 18 July 1963
English Heritage Building ID: 248084
OS Grid Reference: SU5784394246
OS Grid Coordinates: 457843, 194246
Latitude/Longitude: 51.6440, -1.1654
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DORCHESTER HIGH STREET
SU5794 (East side)
5/55 No.14 (Post Office) and No.14A
18/07/63 (Formerly listed as Post
Office and Shop)
Shop and dwelling. C17 and C19. Colourwashed brick, with some light framing; old
plain-tile roofs with brick stacks. 2-unit plan extended to 3 units. One storey
plus attics and 2 storeys. Middle and right bays of 3-window front are earlier
and lower with a central segmental-arched carriage entry. To right, a 6-panel
door and a tripartite sash share a segmental arch; to left is a long small-pane
C18 shop window with a half-glazed stable door, below timber-framed walling.
Left bay is taller and has a canted gabled first-floor bay window above a shop
window with 3 arched small-pane lights. Lower roof has 2 gabled dormers.
Interior not inspected.
Listing NGR: SU5784594247
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Source: English Heritage
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