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South Bestwall House

A Grade II Listed Building in Wareham, Dorset

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Latitude: 50.6861 / 50°41'9"N

Longitude: -2.1044 / 2°6'15"W

OS Eastings: 392723

OS Northings: 87387

OS Grid: SY927873

Mapcode National: GBR 32T.W8F

Mapcode Global: FRA 67H8.60T

Entry Name: South Bestwall House

Listing Date: 26 December 1971

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1140119

English Heritage Legacy ID: 352124

Location: Wareham Town, Purbeck, Dorset, BH20

County: Dorset

District: Purbeck

Civil Parish: Wareham Town

Built-Up Area: Wareham

Traditional County: Dorset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Dorset

Church of England Parish: Wareham Lady St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Salisbury

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Listing Text


SY 98 NW


Bestwall Road

South Bestwall House



Detached house, later divided into 3 units; No.1, No.2. and the Upstairs Flat. Early C19 in Regency Style. Colourwashed brick walls, hipped slate roof, brick end stack. L-shaped plan. Two-storeys, with basement at rear. Six-panel central door. Ground floor has two sash windows and two pairs of french doors, all with glazing bars and shutters. First floor has four sash windows with glazing bars. Ornamental iron verandah with concave roof. Internally, unit No 2 has a cut-string stair with shaped spandrel brackets and wreathed handrail.

The asset was previously listed twice also at List entry 1249355. This entry was removed from the List on 15 September 2017.

This entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 15 September 2017.

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