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56 and 57, High West Street

A Grade II Listed Building in Dorchester, Dorset

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.7154 / 50°42'55"N

Longitude: -2.4394 / 2°26'21"W

OS Eastings: 369072

OS Northings: 90727

OS Grid: SY690907

Mapcode National: GBR PY.RFBC

Mapcode Global: FRA 57S6.1GH

Entry Name: 56 and 57, High West Street

Listing Date: 8 May 1950

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1218886

English Heritage Legacy ID: 104380

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

This list entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 01/10/2015


SY 6990 7/78
5191


HIGH WEST STREET (North Side),
Nos 56 and 57

8.5.50.

II GV

1849. Stucco. Each house has 3 storey 2 window front. Deep C19 modillion cornice. Rusticated ground floor and quoins. 1st floor windows have moulded architraves and cornices on console brackets. Individual cast-iron balconies. Moulded architraves to 2nd floor windows. Panelled doors, framed by pilasters. Fanlights. Modern windows on ground floor. On site of town house of the Trenchards of Wolfeton.

During the First World War No. 57 High West Street was used as Southern Command Depot 170 Dorchester for the Dorset Territorial Force Association. It was the headquarters of the Dorset Territorial Force Association during the Second World War.

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: SY6907290727

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