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1 and 2, High West Street

A Grade II Listed Building in Dorchester, Dorset

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Latitude: 50.7153 / 50°42'54"N

Longitude: -2.437 / 2°26'13"W

OS Eastings: 369245

OS Northings: 90716

OS Grid: SY692907

Mapcode National: GBR PY.RFZ4

Mapcode Global: FRA 57S6.2DC

Entry Name: 1 and 2, High West Street

Listing Date: 8 May 1975

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1119054

English Heritage Legacy ID: 104344

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

(South Side)
Nos 1 & 2
SY 6990 7/239
South West bays are early C19. 3 remainder added circa 1900. Portland ashlar.
3 storeys. Horizontally rusticated basement: giant order to next 2 storeys:
full entablature and balustrade. Fixed windows on ground floor: sashes with
glazing bars elsewhere. Original block has 3 bay applied Composite frontispiece:
windows in these 3 bays have moulded embrasures, and that in centre of 1st
floor has dentilled cornice with scrolled consoles. C20 polished granite door
surround, with segmental pediment. Remaining ground floor windows have triple
keystones. Upper floor windows of later block have moulded embrasures, central
window of 1st floor with cornice on scrolled consoles. Long and short quoins.
Chimney in centre of balustrade flanked by fluted urns.

Listing NGR: SY6924590715

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