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Tenastelion

A Grade II Listed Building in Fortuneswell, Dorset

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.5594 / 50°33'33"N

Longitude: -2.4448 / 2°26'41"W

OS Eastings: 368591

OS Northings: 73390

OS Grid: SY685733

Mapcode National: GBR PY.HZTX

Mapcode Global: FRA 57RL.CCF

Entry Name: Tenastelion

Listing Date: 21 September 1978

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1203095

English Heritage Legacy ID: 381965

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 HIGH STREET, Fortuneswell
969-1/3/106 (North side)
21/09/78 Nos.62 AND 64
Tenastelion (64)

GV II

Pair of houses at end of row. Mid C18. Portland ashlar, slate
roof. A house of higher quality than most in the area, with a
3-bay symmetrical front and coupled central doors to formal
classical portico. Two storeys and attic. Two 2-light
flat-roofed dormers above 3 plate-glass sashes at first floor
and 2 at ground floor; these in moulded stone architraves with
swept feet on stooled cills. Central Roman Doric portico with
three-quarter columns carrying fluted frieze and moulded flat
cornice, with two C20 intrusive doors separated by a plain
stone pilaster, all on two stone steps. Plinth, rusticated
alternating quoins and moulded stone eaves cornice; raised
coped verges to kneelers, rendered gable stack, left, and
brick stack, right. Interior to No 64 retains, first-floor
front, a fully panelled room, with dado and main panels raised
and fielded, frieze with anthemion decoration, and fireplace
with pulvinated frieze and eared architrave; some panelled
window shutters also remain.
(Royal Commission on Historical Monuments: Dorset: London:
1970-: 255).


Listing NGR: SY6859173390

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