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120, Chiswell

A Grade II Listed Building in Fortuneswell, Dorset

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.5595 / 50°33'34"N

Longitude: -2.4466 / 2°26'47"W

OS Eastings: 368463

OS Northings: 73403

OS Grid: SY684734

Mapcode National: GBR PY.HZ7T

Mapcode Global: FRA 57RL.BP8

Entry Name: 120, Chiswell

Listing Date: 23 July 1975

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1203077

English Heritage Legacy ID: 381919

Location: Portland, Dorset, Dorset, DT5

County: Dorset

District: Weymouth and Portland

Civil Parish: Portland

Built-Up Area: Fortuneswell

Traditional County: Dorset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Dorset

Church of England Parish: Portland All Saints

Church of England Diocese: Salisbury

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Listing Text


PORTLAND

SY6873 CHISWELL, Fortuneswell
969-1/3/199 (North side)
23/07/75 No.120

GV II

House at lower end of short row, adjoining No 145 High Street
(qv) on its higher (left-hand) side. Early C19, some parts
possibly earlier. Large squared coursed block, partly
rendered; slate or concrete slate roofs and stone ridge stack.
One-unit to left of 2-unit plan. Small 2-storey one-window
unit, formerly a store or warehouse, has 4-pane casement above
a plank door in stone-cheeked porch with concrete slab top.
3-storey unit to right has one-window front with 16-pane
sashes. This returns to a raised parapet front with C20
casement at each of three floors and deep-set door to left.
Rear is plain, with a lean-to. The building steps down the
steep incline at this point in High Street, and the return
front faces down into Chiswell, holding an important position
in the townscape.


Listing NGR: SY6846373403

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