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23, HIGH EAST STREET

List Entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

Name: 23, HIGH EAST STREET

List entry Number: 1110583

Location

23, HIGH EAST STREET

The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County: Dorset

District: West Dorset

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Dorchester

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 08-May-1975

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 104322

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

HIGH EAST STREET 1. 5l91 (South Side) No 23 SY 6990 7/225 II GV 2. Late Cl9. Probably by Crickmay and Son of Weymouth, the designers of Agriculture House, High West Street. Brown brick, with ashlar (apparently Bath stone) dressings. 3 storeys. Continuous sill bands, stringcourse, full entablature with cartouches linked by swags below frieze, modillion eaves cornice and parapet. Brick chimneys with ashlar ornament, viz: dentilled stringcourses, ornamental panels, coved cornices and acroteria. 3 ranges of sashes with moulded architraves, those on lst floor having scroll-ended friezes, with swags set on oblong panels, dentilled cornices and scroll-shaped pediments with terminal acroteria and shell motifs in centres. Ends of 2nd floor are set back slightly and have ornamental scrolls set against them. Contemporary shop front: pilasters with elaborate carved capitals and modillion cornice. A very vigorous design, with reminiscences of "Greek" Thompson. All Saint's Church and Nos 21 to 26 (consec) form a groqp with No 1 Cornhill

Listing NGR: SY6931090731

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National Grid Reference: SY 69310 90731

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