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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
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1218880
English Heritage Legacy ID: 104374
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
No 50 (Wadham House).
Railings to No 50.
SY 6990 7/72 8.5.50.
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
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
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