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Latitude: 50.7154 / 50°42'55"N
Longitude: -2.4361 / 2°26'9"W
OS Eastings: 369310
OS Northings: 90731
OS Grid: SY693907
Mapcode National: GBR PY.RG71
Mapcode Global: FRA 57S6.2R8
Entry Name: 23, High East Street
Listing Date: 8 May 1975
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1110583
English Heritage Legacy ID: 104322
Location: Dorchester, West Dorset, Dorset, DT1
District: West Dorset
Civil Parish: Dorchester
Built-Up Area: Dorchester
Traditional County: Dorset
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Dorset
Church of England Parish: Dorchester and West Stafford
Church of England Diocese: Salisbury
HIGH EAST STREET
SY 6990 7/225
Late Cl9. Probably by Crickmay and Son of Weymouth, the designers of Agriculture
House, High West Street. Brown brick, with ashlar (apparently Bath stone) dressings.
3 storeys. Continuous sill bands, stringcourse, full entablature with cartouches
linked by swags below frieze, modillion eaves cornice and parapet. Brick chimneys
with ashlar ornament, viz: dentilled stringcourses, ornamental panels, coved
cornices and acroteria. 3 ranges of sashes with moulded architraves, those
on lst floor having scroll-ended friezes, with swags set on oblong panels, dentilled
cornices and scroll-shaped pediments with terminal acroteria and shell motifs
in centres. Ends of 2nd floor are set back slightly and have ornamental scrolls
set against them. Contemporary shop front: pilasters with elaborate carved
capitals and modillion cornice. A very vigorous design, with reminiscences
of "Greek" Thompson.
All Saint's Church and Nos 21 to 26 (consec) form a groqp with No 1 Cornhill
Listing NGR: SY6931090731
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