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Latitude: 50.7153 / 50°42'54"N
Longitude: -2.4399 / 2°26'23"W
OS Eastings: 369037
OS Northings: 90719
OS Grid: SY690907
Mapcode National: GBR PY.RF60
Mapcode Global: FRA 57S6.17Y
Entry Name: 52, High West Street
Listing Date: 8 May 1950
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1119067
English Heritage Legacy ID: 104376
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
SY 6990 7/74 8.5.50.
Early Cl8. Brown brick. 3 storeys. 5 ranges of cased sashes. Deep stone
strings at 1st and 2nd floor levels and below parapet break forward above centre
of windows. Sash windows without glazing bars have stone lintels with projecting
key blocks. Doorway has good early C18 hood on brackets enriched with mask and
foliage carving. Parapet has moulded stone coping swept up at angles and raised
in centre in semi- circular shape. Modern door. Modern windows on ground
Interior. Stone-flagged hall, 1 side panelled. Staircase is a cruder version
of (eg) Colliton House, viz: balusters alternately polygonal and vase-shaped,
handrail ramped to square newels, fielded panelling to dado height.
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: SY6903790719
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