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343 and 345, High Street

A Grade II Listed Building in Swanage, Dorset

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.6104 / 50°36'37"N

Longitude: -1.977 / 1°58'37"W

OS Eastings: 401725

OS Northings: 78966

OS Grid: SZ017789

Mapcode National: GBR 33Y.QYY

Mapcode Global: FRA 67RG.7M3

Entry Name: 343 and 345, High Street

Listing Date: 26 June 1952

Last Amended: 21 March 1983

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1153072

English Heritage Legacy ID: 108237

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 343 and 345
SZ 0178 3/111 26.6.52 [formerly listed as No 343
(Herston Post Office)]
II GV

2.
Now in same ownership as No 2 Bell Street - qv. Used as a shop. Probably C18.
Purbeck Stone walls and roof. Brick stacks. Two storeys and attics. Modern
single-storey shop extension filling a former recessed forecourt. Original building
L-shaped on plan. The western section adjoins the street, balancing the gable end
of No 2 Bell Street. Ground floor has one double-hung sash window with glazing bars.
One blocked doorway. First floor has 3 double-hung sash windows with glazing bars.
Attic has 3 half-dormers with gabled roofs and double-hung sash windows with glazing
bars. Part of an important group at the junction with Bell Street. RCHM Monument 62.


Listing NGR: SZ0172578966

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