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81, Fortuneswell

A Grade II Listed Building in Fortuneswell, Dorset

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.5599 / 50°33'35"N

Longitude: -2.4433 / 2°26'35"W

OS Eastings: 368695

OS Northings: 73443

OS Grid: SY686734

Mapcode National: GBR PZ.2L8Q

Mapcode Global: FRA 57RL.CXS

Entry Name: 81, Fortuneswell

Listing Date: 17 May 1993

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1203087

English Heritage Legacy ID: 381947

Location: Portland, Dorset, Dorset, DT5

County: Dorset

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 FORTUNESWELL, Fortuneswell
969-1/3/98 (West side)
No.81

II

Office building in row, immediately adjoining Post Office
(qv), and sharing some of its detail. Late C19. Red brick with
stone dressings, slate roof. Three storeys, 2-windowed. Arched
plain sashes to stone arch with key and dripstone at second
floor and more boldly detailed at first floor. Central and end
pilasters to simple caps, cill band at second floor. Ground
floor has heavy 'Baroque' rusticated door surround to deep
consoles and heavy keystones. Central pair of Roman Doric
columns set back and framing large shop front above a modelled
apron; heavy cornice and plain frieze. Terracotta decoration
at eaves level continues from adjoining Post Office. Brick
stack to right, plain return gable. A simplified version of
the adjoining property, probably from the same designer's
hand, and remaining unchanged externally, this demonstrates
the commercial vigour of the area in the later part of the
C19.


Listing NGR: SY6869573443

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