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5-6, the Square

A Grade II Listed Building in Winchester, Hampshire

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Latitude: 51.0619 / 51°3'42"N

Longitude: -1.3147 / 1°18'52"W

OS Eastings: 448120

OS Northings: 129400

OS Grid: SU481294

Mapcode National: GBR 861.BG1

Mapcode Global: FRA 8649.TXS

Entry Name: 5-6, the Square

Listing Date: 11 July 2002

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1061373

English Heritage Legacy ID: 489607

Location: Winchester, Hampshire, SO23

County: Hampshire

District: Winchester

Town: Winchester

Electoral Ward/Division: St Michael

Built-Up Area: Winchester

Traditional County: Hampshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hampshire

Church of England Parish: Winchester St Lawrence with St Swithun-upon-Kingsgate

Church of England Diocese: Winchester

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Listing Text

869/0/10064 THE SQUARE
11-JUL-02 5-6


Pair of houses, converted into dispensary; now offices. Circa late C18; converted into dispensary 1875; converted into offices 1983. Stuccoed. Clay plain tile hipped roof behind parapet. Rendered end stacks.
PLAN: Pair of 3-bay houses, converted into dispensary and later into offices.
EXTERIOR: 2 storeys, attic and cellar. 3:3 bay south front with moulded string courses and moulded cornice and blocking course, rusticated quoins; 4-pane sashes with keyblocks; two C20 dormers. North front similar, but with tripartite ground floor sashes in rusticated architraves, first floor windows in moulded architraves, centre right blocked and doorway to left with panelled door.
INTERIOR remodelled in 1983 as offices, but retaining servants' winder stairs at west end with stick balusters.
NOTE: This pair of late Georgian houses was converted in 1875 into The Winchester Provident Dispensary and the interior remodelled as offices in 1983.
Externally, an imposing pair of late C18 houses and in spite internal alterations the exterior has considerable townscape and group value in the centre of Winchester facing the Cathedral.

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