Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1110593

Date first listed: 08-May-1975

Date of most recent amendment: 29-Mar-2010

Statutory Address: 7, DURNGATE STREET


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Statutory Address: 7, DURNGATE 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 69420 90669


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Reasons for Designation

'Yes, Amend'


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738/7/165 DURNGATE STREET 08-MAY-75 (North side) 7 (Formerly listed as: DUMGATE STREET 7)

II House, C18, probably predating 1771.

MATERIALS: Stuccoed, with a pitched tile roof, and a high brick stack shared with No. 6 (qv).

PLAN: The plan of No. 7 Durngate Street - rectangular, but narrowing slightly to north - remains unchanged since the publication of the first OS map in 1889. Until 1902 at least, No.s 6 and 7 shared a rear courtyard.

EXTERIOR: The street frontage of this two-storey building is divided into three regular bays, containing two ranges of windows with 8/8 sash frames in moulded frames; a blind window sits above the centrally-placed front door at first-floor level. In the centre of the roof is a casement dormer window with hipped tile roof. INTERIOR: Not inspected.

HISTORY: Durngate Street lies at the centre of the town of Dorchester; the site has been occupied since Roman times. Durngate Street is shown as being almost completely built up on both sides in Hutchins's map of 1771; though the street also contains later buildings, No. 7 Durngate Street is thought to pre-date 1771.

REASON FOR DESIGNATION: 7 Durngate Street is designated at Grade II for the following principal reasons: * Architectural: A well-preserved example of a modest, two-storey Dorchester house of the C18 * Group Value: With adjacent listed buildings, and with listed buildings elsewhere in Durngate Street


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Legacy System number: 104249

Legacy System: LBS

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