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Latitude: 50.7146 / 50°42'52"N
Longitude: -2.436 / 2°26'9"W
OS Eastings: 369315
OS Northings: 90645
OS Grid: SY693906
Mapcode National: GBR PY.RG8F
Mapcode Global: FRA 57S6.2SP
Entry Name: 20, Durngate Street
Listing Date: 8 May 1975
Last Amended: 22 February 2010
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1110595
English Heritage Legacy ID: 104254
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
738/7/170 DURNGATE STREET
08-MAY-75 (South side)
(Formerly listed as:
House, C18 and probably predating 1781.
MATERIALS: Rendered, with a pitched roof of modern pantiles, and moulded wooden eaves cornice.
PLAN: The front portion of the house is abutted by buildings on either side. The OS map of 1889 shows a rectangular plan, with a small courtyard at the centre of the eastern side. By 1929 the southern part of the building had been replaced by an outhouse; the current OS map shows a C-plan.
EXTERIOR: A two-storey, two-bay rendered house with a pitched roof of modern pantiles and a moulded eaves cornice. On the street elevation, the door opening (to right) is unornamented. The three windows bear sash frames; the ground-floor window has a moulded surround.
INTERIOR: Not inspected.
HISTORY: Durngate Street is shown as almost completely built up on both sides in Hutchins's map of 1771; though the street also contains later buildings, No. 20 Durngate Street is one of a varied group (Nos 18-20) thought to pre-date 1771.
REASONS FOR DESIGNATION: 20 Durngate Street is designated at Grade II for the following principal reasons:
* Architectural: Externally, a fairly complete example of a modest, two-storey Dorchester house of the C18
* Group Value: With adjacent houses at 18 and 19 Durngate Street, and with other listed buildings nearby
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