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Latitude: 50.7155 / 50°42'55"N
Longitude: -2.4374 / 2°26'14"W
OS Eastings: 369212
OS Northings: 90746
OS Grid: SY692907
Mapcode National: GBR PY.RFVR
Mapcode Global: FRA 57S6.26R
Entry Name: 65 and 65a, High West Street
Listing Date: 8 May 1950
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1119029
English Heritage Legacy ID: 104388
Location: Dorchester, West Dorset, Dorset, DT1
District: West Dorset
Civil Parish: Dorchester
Traditional County: Dorset
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Dorset
Church of England Parish: Dorchester and West Stafford
Church of England Diocese: Salisbury
HIGH WEST STREET
Nos 65 and 65A
ST 6990 7/84 8.5.50.
The front part of this house was at one time the George Inn, dating from about
1600. Internally a stone fireplace of this date remains on the 1st floor and
part of another, also a stop-chamfered oak doorframe with some panelling above.
The building was of stone, but was extended at the back and faced with brick
in the Cl8. The present front is 2 storeys, 4 windows, of red brick with rubbed
brick voussoirs to 1st floor. Wood cornice. Parapet. With the exception
of the ground floor shops the building is part of the Dorset County Museum.
Nos 48 to 65A (consec)including the Shire Hall, Holy Trinity Church, the Museum,
St. Peter's Church and monument to William Barnes in churchyard immediately south
of West Tower form a group.
Listing NGR: SY6920790746
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
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