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52, High West Street

A Grade II Listed Building in Dorchester, Dorset

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Latitude: 50.7153 / 50°42'54"N

Longitude: -2.4399 / 2°26'23"W

OS Eastings: 369037

OS Northings: 90719

OS Grid: SY690907

Mapcode National: GBR PY.RF60

Mapcode Global: FRA 57S6.17Y

Entry Name: 52, High West Street

Listing Date: 8 May 1950

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1119067

English Heritage Legacy ID: 104376

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)
No 52
SY 6990 7/74 8.5.50.
Early Cl8. Brown brick. 3 storeys. 5 ranges of cased sashes. Deep stone
strings at 1st and 2nd floor levels and below parapet break forward above centre
of windows. Sash windows without glazing bars have stone lintels with projecting
key blocks. Doorway has good early C18 hood on brackets enriched with mask and
foliage carving. Parapet has moulded stone coping swept up at angles and raised
in centre in semi- circular shape. Modern door. Modern windows on ground
Interior. Stone-flagged hall, 1 side panelled. Staircase is a cruder version
of (eg) Colliton House, viz: balusters alternately polygonal and vase-shaped,
handrail ramped to square newels, fielded panelling to dado height.
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: SY6903790719

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