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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.


List entry Number: 1110587



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-1950

Date of most recent amendment: 08-May-1975

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 104328

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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

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National Grid Reference: SY 69322 90758


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