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11 11a 13 15 17 17a, High Street

A Grade II Listed Building in Swanage, Dorset

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.6077 / 50°36'27"N

Longitude: -1.9553 / 1°57'19"W

OS Eastings: 403256

OS Northings: 78663

OS Grid: SZ032786

Mapcode National: GBR 459.Y6N

Mapcode Global: FRA 67SG.J1N

Entry Name: 11 11a 13 15 17 17a, High Street

Listing Date: 26 June 1952

Last Amended: 21 March 1983

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1119900

English Heritage Legacy ID: 108199

Location: Swanage, Purbeck, Dorset, BH19

County: Dorset

District: Purbeck

Civil Parish: Swanage

Built-Up Area: Swanage

Traditional County: Dorset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Dorset

Church of England Parish: Swanage St Mary the Virgin

Church of England Diocese: Salisbury

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Listing Text

HIGH STREET
1.
5190
(south side)
Nos 11, 11a, 13, 15, 17 and 17a
(formerly listed as Nos 11, 13,
15, 17 and 17a)
SZ 0378 3M 5/73 26.6.52
II

2.
Built 1835. A terrace of shops, the ones at each end projecting slightly. Originally
rendered, but the rendering has recently been stripped from the 2 end buildings,
exposing Purbeck stone walls with brick window surrounds. Slate roofs. Cast iron
balconies to first floor. Double-hung sash windows to first and second floors. No 11,
now the White House Inn, has large modern small-paned windows to ground floor. Nos 11a
and 13, now a shop, were the retirement home of John Mowlem - later the "Queen's"
Restaurant. This has a C19 shop front. Above the roof is a projecting battlemented
tower, formerly John Mowlem's observatory. Below this are 3 inserted dormers. No 15
has a modern shop front and a large modern inserted dormer in the attic. No 17 has a
C19 shop front with projecting canted bays each side of a central door, and a dormer
in the attic. No 17a, at the rear of No 17, faces Cliff Place and was probably
originally a separate cottage, probably C18. Two storeys. Purbeck Stone walls and
roof. Modern windows and door. Stone boundary wall linking this building to Nos 1 and
2 Cliff Place - this appears to be the site of a demolished cottage. RCHM Monument 32.


Listing NGR: SZ0325678663

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