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Latitude: 50.6078 / 50°36'28"N
Longitude: -1.9624 / 1°57'44"W
OS Eastings: 402759
OS Northings: 78677
OS Grid: SZ027786
Mapcode National: GBR 459.W41
Mapcode Global: FRA 67SG.FBD
Entry Name: Magnolia House
Listing Date: 26 June 1952
Last Amended: 21 March 1983
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1323606
English Heritage Legacy ID: 108220
Location: Swanage, Purbeck, Dorset, BH19
Civil Parish: Swanage
Built-Up Area: Swanage
Traditional County: Dorset
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Dorset
Church of England Parish: Swanage St Mary the Virgin
Church of England Diocese: Salisbury
5190 (south side)
Nos 131 and 133
(formerly listed as No 133)
- and former stables and coach
house adjoining south to 131
SZ 0278 NE 5/94 26.6.52 and gate piers and garden
boundary wall to North East
Now 2 houses. C18, possibly on the site of an earlier building. Purbeck Stone walls
and roof. Brick stacks. A large house, at right angles to the High Street. Main
elevation from east. U-shaped plan with projecting wings at each end of a recessed
central section. Two storeys, plus attics and basement. The projecting wings have
half-hipped gables, and each has a 3-storey canted bay window, with stone mullions
and double-hung sashes, extending into the gable. In the centre section are now 2
entrance doors, at ground floor level, approached from a raised landing - above the
basement. This has a canopy on timber columns, with corrugated plastic roofing,
probably replacing glass. Double-hung sash windows with glazing bars, to ground and
first floors. Elevation to High Street has 2 storeys, with attics and basement.
Ground floor has 2 double-hung sash windows with glazing bars. First floor has 3
similar windows - one now blocked. Two dormers to attic with hipped roof. The
interior retains several original panelled doors, and No 133 has a cut-string stair-
case with simple balusters and a carved wreathed handrail. South of No 131, the
former stables and coach house has Purbeck Stone walls and a modern pantiled roof.
Stone wall and gate piers to High Street, with modern iron gates. A good house,
important in the street.
Listing NGR: SZ0275978677
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
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