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137 and 139 with Front Boundary Wall

A Grade II Listed Building in Fortuneswell, Dorset

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Latitude: 50.5591 / 50°33'32"N

Longitude: -2.4457 / 2°26'44"W

OS Eastings: 368526

OS Northings: 73356

OS Grid: SY685733

Mapcode National: GBR PY.HZK0

Mapcode Global: FRA 57RL.C0L

Entry Name: 137 and 139 with Front Boundary Wall

Listing Date: 24 September 1953

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1281861

English Heritage Legacy ID: 381969

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


SY6873 HIGH STREET, Fortuneswell
969-1/3/109 (South side)
24/09/53 Nos.137 AND 139
137 and 139 with front boundary wall


Pair of houses in row. Probably mid C18, but re-fenestrated in
early C19. Portland ashlar, slate roof. Probably built as one
house, with mullioned windows, similar to No 135 (qv)
adjoining, but now in two small properties. Two storeys and
attic, each 1-windowed. All windows are set to flush plat band
surrounds, to No 137 are 6-pane, and to No 139, 15-pane sashes
Raking domer with 12-pane sash to No 139 only. Central paired
doors under remains of a moulded architrave to former door: No
137 is C19 four-panel, moulded, and No 139 is 6-panel part
glazed. To right is stone stack to skirt and capping, brick
stack left. Interior not inspected. Subsidiary features: from
left party boundary a wall in large stone block to c 1.3m
height runs forward to low front boundary. One of the best
group of houses remaining in Underhill.
(Royal Commission on Historical Monuments: Dorset: London:
1970-: 255).

Listing NGR: SY6852673356

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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