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63, High West Street

A Grade II Listed Building in Dorchester, Dorset

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Latitude: 50.7155 / 50°42'55"N

Longitude: -2.4382 / 2°26'17"W

OS Eastings: 369161

OS Northings: 90740

OS Grid: SY691907

Mapcode National: GBR PY.RFN5

Mapcode Global: FRA 57S6.1XQ

Entry Name: 63, High West Street

Listing Date: 8 May 1950

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1218935

English Heritage Legacy ID: 104385

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

(North Side)
No 63
SY 6990 7/82 8.5.50.
Adjoining above. Lower 3 storeys red brick front. Hipped tile roof. Ground
floor has projecting shopfront with bowed ends. Fascia and dentil cornice,
glazing bars removed. This appears to be early C19. On lst and 2nd floors
there is a 3-light sash window with wide painted surrounds and painted aprons.
lst floor window has pilaster strips between lights and moulded entablature.
Moulded wood eaves cornice. Door with 2 moulded panels and ornamental frosted
glass. Rear is apparently C17. Ground floor Ridgeway or Portland rubble.
Timber-framed 1st floor with pink brick nogging. 2 storeys. Pitched tile roof.
C19 brick stack. 3 ranges of modern casements with glazing bars. Original
coped stone gable end on kneelers and with finial at north end.
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: SY6915990747

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