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The Black Swan Inn and Boundary Walls to North East and East

A Grade II Listed Building in Swanage, Dorset

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Latitude: 50.6077 / 50°36'27"N

Longitude: -1.9637 / 1°57'49"W

OS Eastings: 402665

OS Northings: 78668

OS Grid: SZ026786

Mapcode National: GBR 459.VRF

Mapcode Global: FRA 67SG.DSP

Plus Code: 9C2WJ25P+3G

Entry Name: The Black Swan Inn and Boundary Walls to North East and East

Listing Date: 21 March 1983

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1152692

English Heritage Legacy ID: 108221

Location: Swanage, Dorset, BH19

County: Dorset

Civil Parish: Swanage

Built-Up Area: Swanage

Traditional County: Dorset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Dorset

Church of England Parish: Swanage St Mary the Virgin

Church of England Diocese: Salisbury

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(south side)
No 159
(The Black Swan Inn)
SZ 0278 NE 5/95 and boundary walls to
North East and East

Of origin, altered in C18 and later. Purbeck Stone walls, colourwashed, Purbeck
Stone roof. Brick stacks. Two storeys and attics. Ground floor has entrance door with
flat stone canopy on brackets, and 3 double-hung sash windows. Similar windows to
first floor. Two dormers to attic, one with a pent roof, one with a hipped roof, both
with double-hung sashes. Wrought iron hanging sign under eaves. West of the existing
entrance are signs of an earlier blocked door, and another further west. The building
is raised above pavement level on a terrace with a Purbeck Stone retaining wall and
simple iron railings. Two-storeyed gabled extension at rear, also in Purbeck Stone.
Stone outbuildings at rear - attached to main building. Purbeck Stone walls and roofs.
Single-storey. Probably originally stables, etc. Purbeck Stone boundary wall along
High Street and Townsend Road. Stone gate piers to entrance leading to yard in
Townsend Road. RCHM Monument 43.

Listing NGR: SZ0266578668

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