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Latitude: 50.7155 / 50°42'55"N
Longitude: -2.4385 / 2°26'18"W
OS Eastings: 369139
OS Northings: 90738
OS Grid: SY691907
Mapcode National: GBR PY.RFL0
Mapcode Global: FRA 57S6.1TF
Entry Name: Agriculture House
Listing Date: 8 May 1975
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1119070
English Heritage Legacy ID: 104383
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 59 to 61 (consec)
SY 6990 7/243
l883. Architect. G R Crickmay of Weymouth. Brown brick, all details in ashlar.
3 storeys. Moulded eaves cornice. Balcony with urns at either end. 8 ranges
of sashes. Giant pilasters at angles, and also flanking bays 3 and 6, which
break forward slightly. Ground floor of bays 3,4,5, and 6 is faced with rusticated
ashlar. Above these bays pilasters carry a full entablature, the cornice dentilled,
and pediments above bays 3 and 6. All windows have shouldered architraves with
keystones, those on 2nd floor of bays 3 and 6 with fishscale ornament and moulded
cornices on consoles. Bays 1, 6 and 7 of ground floor and 3 and 6 of 1st floor
have tripartite windows similar to rest, but with moulded cornices, and acroteria
over. Bay 3 has double doors with elaborate moulded panelling flanked by ornamental
pilasters with consoles taking pediment - shell motif in tympanum and swag on
frieze. Bay 8 has a 6 panel door with fanlight.
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: SY6913990738
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