KINGS ARMS HOTEL

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II*

List Entry Number: 1110587

Date first listed: 08-May-1950

Date of most recent amendment: 08-May-1975

Statutory Address: KINGS ARMS HOTEL, 30 AND 30A, HIGH EAST STREET

Map

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Location

Statutory Address: KINGS ARMS HOTEL, 30 AND 30A, HIGH EAST STREET

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

County: Dorset

District: West Dorset (District Authority)

Parish: Dorchester

National Grid Reference: SY 69322 90758

Summary

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Reasons for Designation

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History

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Details

HIGH EAST STREET 1. 5191 (North Side) 8 5 50. No 30 and )30A (King's Arms Hotel). Stables and outbuildings of King's Arms Hotel which back onto Friary Lane. SY 6990 7/37 II* GV 2. Late C18 or early C19. Approximately 3 window stucco front. 3 storeys and attics. Tiled roof, hipped dormers. Moulded wood cornice with fluted frieze. Near west end is a slight set-back in which is segmental arched opening to courtyard. Above this is a window with cast iron balcony. Also near the west end is a 1st floor splayed bay. Main feature of the front is a projecting porch with Roman Doric columns supporting an entablature. Elaborate cast iron balustrade and lamp bracket. Above this is a fine 2 storey semi-circular bow. Windows of 5 lights with fluted pilasters between them. Entablature with triglyphs above centre-line of pilasters. Main cornice of the facade is returned round bow above 2nd floor. Stables and outbuildings include former King's Arms Tap. Late C18 or early C19. Chequer brick. Hipped old tile roof. Various modern windows and 3 Diocletian windows. The Municipal Buildings and Nos28 to 33 (consec) form a group.

Listing NGR: SY6932290758

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 104328

Legacy System: LBS

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