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159 and 161, High Street

A Grade II Listed Building in Fortuneswell, Dorset

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Latitude: 50.5594 / 50°33'33"N

Longitude: -2.4462 / 2°26'46"W

OS Eastings: 368487

OS Northings: 73391

OS Grid: SY684733

Mapcode National: GBR PY.HZCQ

Mapcode Global: FRA 57RL.BSL

Plus Code: 9C2VHH53+QG

Entry Name: 159 and 161, High Street

Listing Date: 23 July 1975

Last Amended: 17 May 1993

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1205744

English Heritage Legacy ID: 381972

Location: Portland, 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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SY6873 HIGH STREET, Fortuneswell
969-1/3/112 (South side)
23/07/75 Nos.159 AND 161
(Formerly Listed as:
Nos.159-163 (Odd))


Pair of houses, upper end of short row. Early to mid C19.
Large squared cut block to front, rendered gable, asbestos
cement slate roof, but slate to back. Two storeys, and attic,
each 1-windowed. 4-pane replacement sashes; to centre 6-panel
doors, part glazed. The sashes to No 159 are deeper than those
in 161. Coped verge, left; brick gable stacks, that to right
on stone base. Back has central paired small 2-light
flat-roofed dormer, flanked by new roof lights, over 4-pane
sashes and replacement doors. To front a small paved area, and
4 concrete steps to doors. Return gable is to Cove Cottages.
This pair and adjoining No 163 (qv) recently renovated (June
1991) with replacement windows, but sympathetic to original

Listing NGR: SY6848773391

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