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65 and 65a, High West Street

A Grade II Listed Building in Dorchester, Dorset

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Latitude: 50.7155 / 50°42'55"N

Longitude: -2.4374 / 2°26'14"W

OS Eastings: 369212

OS Northings: 90746

OS Grid: SY692907

Mapcode National: GBR PY.RFVR

Mapcode Global: FRA 57S6.26R

Entry Name: 65 and 65a, High West Street

Listing Date: 8 May 1950

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1119029

English Heritage Legacy ID: 104388

Location: Dorchester, West Dorset, Dorset, DT1

County: Dorset

District: West Dorset

Civil Parish: Dorchester

Built-Up Area: 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)
Nos 65 and 65A
ST 6990 7/84 8.5.50.
The front part of this house was at one time the George Inn, dating from about
1600. Internally a stone fireplace of this date remains on the 1st floor and
part of another, also a stop-chamfered oak doorframe with some panelling above.
The building was of stone, but was extended at the back and faced with brick
in the Cl8. The present front is 2 storeys, 4 windows, of red brick with rubbed
brick voussoirs to 1st floor. Wood cornice. Parapet. With the exception
of the ground floor shops the building is part of the Dorset County Museum.
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: SY6920790746

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