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Railings to No 50 wadham House

A Grade II Listed Building in Dorchester, Dorset

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.7152 / 50°42'54"N

Longitude: -2.4401 / 2°26'24"W

OS Eastings: 369024

OS Northings: 90708

OS Grid: SY690907

Mapcode National: GBR PY.RF4Y

Mapcode Global: FRA 57S6.15T

Entry Name: Railings to No 50 wadham House

Listing Date: 8 May 1950

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1218880

English Heritage Legacy ID: 104374

Location: Dorchester, West Dorset, Dorset, DT1

County: Dorset

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

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Listing Text

HIGH WEST STREET
1.
5l91
(North Side)
No 50 (Wadham House).
Railings to No 50.
SY 6990 7/72 8.5.50.
II* GV
2.
3 storeys 3 window stucco front, higher than the above and set back slightly.
Basement. 2 doorways of equal importance suggest it may have been a pair.
Now converted to flats. Early C19. Ground floor is rusticated and has central
3-light sash with segmental head. Flanking this are 2 fine doorways in round-headed
rusticated reveals. Fanlights, side-lights, moulded transoms and frames.
6 panelled doors. lst floor has 3 tall sash windows, the centre 1 having architrave
and entablature on console brackets. Continuous balcony supported on brackets
with good iron balustrade. String at level of 2nd floor cills, moulded cornice
and parapet above. Railings to area and approach steps. Urn finial.
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: SY6902490708

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