History in Structure

This site is entirely user-supported. See how you can help.

Magnolia House

A Grade II Listed Building in Swanage, Dorset

Approximate Location Map
Large Map »
Street View
Contributor Photos »

Street View is the best available vantage point looking, if possible, towards the location of the building. In some locations, Street View may not give a view of the actual building, or may not be available at all. Where it is not available, the satellite view is shown instead.

Coordinates

Latitude: 50.6078 / 50°36'28"N

Longitude: -1.9624 / 1°57'44"W

OS Eastings: 402759

OS Northings: 78677

OS Grid: SZ027786

Mapcode National: GBR 459.W41

Mapcode Global: FRA 67SG.FBD

Entry Name: Magnolia House

Listing Date: 26 June 1952

Last Amended: 21 March 1983

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1323606

English Heritage Legacy ID: 108220

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

Find accommodation in
Swanage

Listing Text

HIGH STREET
1.
5190 (south side)
Nos 131 and 133
(Magnolia House)
(formerly listed as No 133)
- and former stables and coach
house adjoining south to 131
SZ 0278 NE 5/94 26.6.52 and gate piers and garden
boundary wall to North East
GV
II

2.
Now 2 houses. C18, possibly on the site of an earlier building. Purbeck Stone walls
and roof. Brick stacks. A large house, at right angles to the High Street. Main
elevation from east. U-shaped plan with projecting wings at each end of a recessed
central section. Two storeys, plus attics and basement. The projecting wings have
half-hipped gables, and each has a 3-storey canted bay window, with stone mullions
and double-hung sashes, extending into the gable. In the centre section are now 2
entrance doors, at ground floor level, approached from a raised landing - above the
basement. This has a canopy on timber columns, with corrugated plastic roofing,
probably replacing glass. Double-hung sash windows with glazing bars, to ground and
first floors. Elevation to High Street has 2 storeys, with attics and basement.
Ground floor has 2 double-hung sash windows with glazing bars. First floor has 3
similar windows - one now blocked. Two dormers to attic with hipped roof. The
interior retains several original panelled doors, and No 133 has a cut-string stair-
case with simple balusters and a carved wreathed handrail. South of No 131, the
former stables and coach house has Purbeck Stone walls and a modern pantiled roof.
Stone wall and gate piers to High Street, with modern iron gates. A good house,
important in the street.


Listing NGR: SZ0275978677

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

Other nearby listed buildings

BritishListedBuildings.co.uk is an independent online resource and is not associated with any government department. All government data published here is used under licence. Please do not contact BritishListedBuildings.co.uk for any queries related to any individual listed building, planning permission related to listed buildings or the listing process itself.

British Listed Buildings is a Good Stuff website.