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Somerleigh House

A Grade II Listed Building in Swanage, Dorset

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.6079 / 50°36'28"N

Longitude: -1.965 / 1°57'53"W

OS Eastings: 402575

OS Northings: 78691

OS Grid: SZ025786

Mapcode National: GBR 459.VCQ

Mapcode Global: FRA 67SG.DBB

Entry Name: Somerleigh House

Listing Date: 21 March 1983

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1153019

English Heritage Legacy ID: 108223

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)
SZ 0278 NE 5/97 No 191
(Somerleigh House)
II GV

2.
Probably early C19. Purbeck Stone walls and roof. Brick stacks. Three storeys.
Ground floor has C19 shop front with windows and door divided by moulded stone
pilasters and with moulded stone cornice and stall risers. First floor has 3 double-
hung sash windows and one blocked window. Second floor has 3 double-hung sash windows
with glazing bars and one blocked window. Return wall to Maxwells Lane has one double-
hung sash window with glazing bars on second floor. The rear wing, extending into
Maxwells Lane, may have been a separate house. Purbeck Stone walls, slate roof, brick
stack. Two storeys. The ground floor has a door and 2 windows, one casement, one fixed.
First floor has one casement window. An important building in the street.


Listing NGR: SZ0257578691

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